MD1265 World Class Hockey Events 2016-2018

Type of decision: 
Mayoral decision
Code: 
MD1265
Date signed: 
04 April 2014
Decision by: 
Boris Johnson MP (past staff), Mayor of London

Executive summary

England Hockey is currently bidding to bring the 2016 Champions Trophy, 2017 World League and 2018 Women’s World Cup to London. The final bid is to be submitted on August 31st 2013. England Hockey has requested that the GLA makes a financial commitment to these events as part of the bid.

This MD seeks approval to commit £500,000 from the Mayor’s Sports Legacy Programme to these events.

Additionally, this MD seeks approval for the allocation of an additional £100,000 from the GLA Central Programme Budget.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice