Deighton was powerful enough to have become the 458th richest person in the country when he applied for the Locog position. He could afford the massive pay-cut
In one of two largely puff pieces in today's Guardian we're treated to a profile of LOCOG Chief Exec Paul Deighton's bankster past with Goldman Sachs. So we have some idea of where he's coming from in the second which leads:
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Today Mr Higgins kindly sent me an email message in which he said:
'We remain within budget and on track to complete the vast majority of the venues and infrastructure with one year to go.'
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Fri, 16/07/2010 - 00:21.
Dave Hill coyly points to Tory Troll on '...cronyism from City Hall' and the Mirror's tabloid hanky-panky with some property developing people and money behind BoJo's
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Ah well, I should know by now that any consultation exists solely to tick administrative boxes, so I probably won't bother submitting any choice thoughts this time round
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Mon, 12/07/2010 - 16:51.
Kevin Blowe on the demise of the Food Standards Agency and the announcement that
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Itchy the Bedbug, one of Vancouver's Poverty Olympics' anti-mascots, was present when Vancouver anti-Olympics activists handed over their Anti-Olympics Torch to Elizabeth Hogg from the London Coalition Against Poverty. The handover, the first stage in the torch's journey to London, took place next to the Olympic Cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza.
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