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London’s real Olympic legacy: paying to build the stadium twice

London’s real Olympic legacy: paying to build the stadium twice

The Spectator - Ross Clark

In 2006, on the day that the government’s estimated cost for the 2012 Olympics was jacked up from £2.75 billion to £4.25 billion, I promised to eat my hat on the steps of the Olympic stadium if the bill came to less than £10 billion. Although the official figure now stands at a mere £8.92 billion, …

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