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2012 Games and London's legacy questions at City Hall

13 November 2012

The London Assembly will tomorrow question the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) about the London 2012 Games and their legacy to the capital.

In advance of the meeting LOCOG have supplied background information requested by the Assembly about ticketing, employment, security, sustainability and finance for the Games.

From 10am:

Assembly Members will question LOCOG Chair and Olympics Legacy Ambassador Lord Seb Coe and LOCOG Chief Executive Lord Paul Deighton.

Subjects for questioning will be:

  • Did LOCOG meet its affordable ticket guarantees?
  • What one thing should LOCOG have done differently?
  • Olympic Legacy Ambassador role
  • Compensating for unavoidable carbon emissions during the games


From approx 11am:

Assembly Members will question Mayor Boris Johnson, in his capacity as Chair of the LLDC, and LLDC Chief Executive Dennis Hone.

Subjects for questioning will be:

  • The physical legacy of the Olympic Park
  • LLDC vision and its benefit to existing East London communities
  • Housing standards on the Olympic Park
  • ‘Go Dutch’ cycling standards for the Olympic Park


The meeting will take place on Wednesday, 14 November from 10am in the Chamber at City Hall (The Queen’s Walk, London SE1).

Media and members of the public are invited to attend.  The meeting can also be viewed via webcast.

Notes for Editors:

  1. Full agenda papers.
  2. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.