Protest against tube ticket office closures

Campaigners to protest against closure of tube ticket offices Credit: Katie Collins/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Campaigners are gathering outside West Hampstead tube station on Saturday morning to protest against 'secret plans' to close tube ticket offices across London at the same time as increasing fares.

The demonstration follows revelations published in The Evening Standard newspaper that Mayor of London Boris Johnson is planning to close more ticket offices.

Tulip Siddiq Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn said: "Londoners already face the most expensive commuter travel in the world.

"People are angry that at the same time as hiking fares year on year, Boris Johnson now wants to break his election promise to keep ticket offices open."