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Olympic Legacy: West Midlands

Volume 506: debated on Monday 1 March 2010

6. To ask the Minister for the Olympics what legacy is expected for the west midlands and Coventry from the London 2012 Olympics. (318884)

Coventry South, the West Midlands and the whole of the UK will benefit from the sporting, economic and social opportunities created by the 2012 Games.

Three companies based in Coventry have secured contracts to supply goods or services within the London 2012 supply chain and 45 businesses registered in the West Midlands have won work supplying the Olympic Delivery Authority. 19 projects in the West Midlands have been awarded the Inspire Mark, for high-quality projects inspired by the Games.