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London Olympic Bid

June 15, 2005

Question written on 15/06/2005

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the aggregate public expenditure to date has been on the London 2012 Olympic bid.

Answered by Tessa Jowell

Public funding for London’s bid for the 2012 Olympic Games consists of 20 million for the commercial company London 2012 and a further 10 million for bid-related supporting activities. To date, London 2012 has drawn down 17 million and 7.1 million of the bid support budget has been spent, giving a total spend of 24.1 million.