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Olympic Site

Volume 471: debated on Monday 28 January 2008

6. To ask the Minister for the Olympics if she will make a statement on progress on developing the 2012 Olympic site. (182021)

Excellent progress has been made in the last 12 months and we remain on track to achieve site preparation targets by the start of the Games in Beijing this summer.

We are now at an advanced stage in the land clearance, with demolition work on the five permanent venue sites already completed.

And last week saw further progress with cabling work completed in one of the two underground tunnels that will carry the power around the Park.