Thursday, July 12, 2012

London Olympics: Fury as MPs gifted free tickets for biggest night of the Games

MPs have been given free corporate tickets to the most sought-after event at the Olympics – the men’s 100m final.

Four members of the culture media and sport select committee have accepted the prized seats from BT, one of London 2012’s leading sponsors.

Ministers have been banned from freebie trips to the Games.

But the culture committee chairman, John Whittingdale, gave BT permission to offer the hottest tickets in town – worth £420 each – to his members because they have been scrutinising the Games for five years.

Read more: Daily Mail


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