This is an excellent article from Spiegel, on Stratford, East London, and host to the Olympics. It’s well worth a read. Check it out!
In a few days, the Olympics will start with celebrations, and the whole World will be watching the games. However, afterwards, there will probably be many years of argument, related to overspending of budgets, favoritism and the long term economic benefits. It would be good for the Treasury to publish the economic benefit assessment, with the assumptions.
What do you think?
- The Olympian Stakes for East London (rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Rehearsal gives glimpse of the Games: chaos on trains (independent.co.uk)
- London 2012 Olympics: Sorry side of Stratford Games chiefs don’t want you to see (dailymail.co.uk)