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Olympic Games 2012: Paralympic Games 2012

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Minister for the Olympics how much funding under which budgetary headings will be allocated under the programme delivery budget for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (284552)

[holding answer 6 July 2009]: Of the public sector budget of £9.325 billion:

£8.099 billion, including contingency of up to £1.972 billion, is available to the Olympic Delivery Authority for the venues and infrastructure construction programme;

£290 million has been invested in maximising the benefit to elite and community sport of hosting the 2012 games;

£66 million is the Government's planned contribution to the cost of hosting the Paralympic games;

£32 million has been allocated to the Look programme;

£838 million, including £238m contingency, has been allocated to Security.

I refer the hon. Member to the January 2008 and January 2009 Annual Reports on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games and to the Quarterly Economic Reports on the Games published in May and July 2009, all of which contain more detailed information.