Damian Hockney (AM): Elements of this argument, to me, I am sorry to say, appear to be completely weird. Mayor, you mentioned the point that Olympics have broken even or made a profit since Montreal, but the reality is the Greek finance minister only two weeks ago blamed the Greek deficit, in part, upon the losses made at the Olympic Games.
Then Mike (Lee), you made a point just 60 seconds later that the IOC does not want a re-run of Athens. The point about this is it is to do with money. It is to do with the fact that the British people- You also mentioned just now, Mayor, the underwriting by the Government, and people in London are going to pay for that deficit as well. If we end up losing vast amounts on these Olympic Games, then the people in London will also pick up that bill, in addition to the money that they are already not prepared to pay for an Olympic Games.
I just really want to make the point that...
Brian Coleman (Chair): I think you want to ask a question Mr Hockney, do you not?
Damian Hockney (AM): The core to this surely is that these Olympic Games have not been profitable over the last 30 years and that it depends upon the way you cut it, and we do not know the facts. We need to know the facts, and we need to have a referendum, surely, among people in London and get a proper view.