Olympics 2012 bosses quizzed on jobs for unemployed

City Hall is investigating what 2012 Olympics bosses are doing to get the low-skilled and those on the dole working on the Games construction site in East London.

The London Assembly wants to find out how contractors are being encouraged to take them on.

Its economic and development committee is to quiz the Games organers’ chief executive Paul Deighton and his director Jean Tomlin at a public hearing tomorrow (Thurs).

Other leading figures from the GLA’s 2012 Coordination unit and the London Development Agency are also being questioned at the hearing which begins at 10am at City Hall, near Tower Bridge.


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