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Olympic Games

Volume 454: debated on Monday 11 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what plans she has to use Lilleshall National Sports Academy in Shropshire as a regional training facility for the 2012 Olympics. (105303)

The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) will produce a Pre Games Training Camp Guide which provides the National Olympic Committees (NOC) and National Paralympic Committees (NOP) with details of facilities across the UK which they could use for pre Games training. All facilities across the UK, including Lilleshall National Sports Academy, are invited to apply for inclusion within this Guide. Details of how to apply can be found at:

www.london2012.com/trainingcamps

Applications will initially be assessed locally with selection co-ordinated by the Nations and Regions Group Co-ordinator. A proposed list of facilities will then be submitted to LOCOG for final selection. The guide will be distributed to NOCs and NPCs inJuly 2008.