Birmingham bidding to host 2026 Commonwealth Games to bring £390m economic boost

Birmingham bidding to host 2026 Commonwealth Games to bring £390m economic boost
 

Civic leaders said the sporting event would be able to "showcase the very best" of the city and deliver a "huge economic impact" to the wider West Midlands.
Launching the official bid on Friday, the city highlighted the possible financial legacy of hosting the games, by creating thousands of new jobs, benefiting local suppliers, and boosting existing transport and housing plans.
It pointed to the benefits of the Glasgow Games in 2014, which it said had generated £740 million for the Scottish economy and brought in 690,000 more visitors.
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30 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 29
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