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Olympic Games 2012

Volume 480: debated on Monday 6 October 2008

To ask the Minister for the Olympics what discussions she has had with London boroughs on the route of the 2012 Olympic torch relay. (210280)

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) are responsible for planning a torch relay but have recently been focused on the Beijing Games and the last chance to witness a Summer Games before it is London's turn. LOCOG will begin planning for the 2012 Torch Relay in 2010, and as part of this planning will work with a range of partners including central and local government across London and the UK.