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Thames Gateway

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 26 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 31 January 2008, Official Report, columns 589-91W, on the Thames Gateway, whether the Olympics Delivery Authority is involved in the development. (189405)

The Olympic Delivery Authority is developing the Olympic Park, and other sporting venues for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. These provide a unique contribution to the wider Thames Gateway regeneration programme. There is close liaison between the Thames Gateway Executive and the ODA, with regard to both 2012 delivery and legacy planning, to ensure that the two projects reinforce one another in the most effective way.