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Is the legacy of the Olympics really worth the cost?

At the start of the year the cost of the 2012 Olympics were raised by ?900 million, in February it was estimated that games would in fact cost ?9 billion in total, further to this Ministers claimed that neither the Nation Lottery Fund nor UK Taxpayers should fund the games. With the UK footing an ever increasing bill currently standing at ?9 billion we ask, is the legacy of the Olympics really worth the cost?

Results ★

Not at all, the country should focus on far more pressing issues such as the NHS.
66.67%
Definitely, the status the Olympics will bring to the country is something we should be proud of
33.33%

The total cost of the 2012 Olympics is an ever increasing figure and currently stands at �9billion. With the UK footing the bill we ask, is the legacy of the Olympics really worth the cost?

 AnswerPercentageVotes
Total: 33
A.Not at all, the country should focus on far more pressing issues such as the NHS.66.67 %22
B.Definitely, the status the Olympics will bring to the country is something we should be proud of33.33 %11
Stats until: 21:49 Thu 19th May 2022 (Refreshed every 5 minutes)