The Government first announced the funding package for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in March 2007 [HCDebs dated 15 March 2007- Hansard Column 450]. This included a preliminary estimate of £600 million for policing and wider security tasks. In addition, £238 million was set aside as contingency.
The final cost of policing and wider security for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games was £423 million and the final cost of venue security was £429 million. [WMS dated 16 July 2013- Hansard Column 71ws].