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Olympic Games

Volume 459: debated on Friday 20 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 22 February 2007, Official Report, column 871W, on the Olympic games, what estimate has been made of how the £1.5 billion benefit to the London economy from the games will be apportioned between the London boroughs. (132500)

The likely economic benefit to individual London boroughs of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games is not yet known. DCMS and our Olympic partners are continuing to analyse and evaluate the many economic, social, cultural and sporting benefits for London, and all sections of the UK, from hosting the games.