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Olympic Games 2012: Finance

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the £1,650,000 transferred to his Department from the Department for International Development in respect of projects connected to the London 2012 Olympics will be spent on. (258098)

The transfer of £1.65 million from the Department for International Development formed part of the DFID funding commitment for the International Inspiration programme.

The International Inspiration programme has received the formal backing of the International Olympic Committee and funding commitments were announced in November 2008.