Olympic Games 2012

House of Lords written question – answered on 27 October 2011.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Clement-Jones Lord Clement-Jones Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to request that additional Olympic accreditations for local and regional newspaper journalists are made available.

Photo of Baroness Garden of Frognal Baroness Garden of Frognal Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport), Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The British Olympic Association (BOA), as the National Olympic Committee for Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is responsible for allocating accreditation for the Olympic Games for media based in the United Kingdom. The Minister for Sport and the Olympics is corresponding with Lord Moynihan, chairman of the BOA, to request if further accreditations can be made available. A copy of the most recent letter from Lord Moynihan to the Minister for Sport and the Olympics on this matter will be placed in the House Libraries.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.