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Olympic Games: British Companies — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 22nd May 2012.

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Photo of Lord Anderson of Swansea Lord Anderson of Swansea Labour 2:52 pm, 22nd May 2012

My Lords, the Minister will be aware that in spite of brave promises at the outset of a regional spread of these contracts, the amount of contracts going to the regions has been miniscule but the amount going to London and the south-east has been massive. What lessons has she learnt from the way in which public money has been used to buttress only those firms in areas which are already relatively prosperous?