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Olympic Games 2012

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 14th December 2011.

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Photo of Mark Menzies Mark Menzies Conservative, Fylde

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what representations he has received on the long-term benefits of the London 2012 Olympic games opening ceremony to the economy.

Photo of Hugh Robertson Hugh Robertson Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport and the Olympics)

The Olympic opening ceremony, as well as the other Olympic and Paralympic ceremonies, is a unique opportunity to showcase the best of the UK to a global audience and boost the games business and tourism legacy. It is estimated that the ceremonies will broadcast to an audience of 4 billion people, and could be worth up to £5 billion in advertising value.

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