HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 c1311W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will discuss with Sport England the use of Rivington in the Chorley constituency for(a) cycling, (b) road racing, (c) mountain biking and (d) individual time trials as part of the 2012 Olympic Games bid. [153854]

Tessa Jowell

The bidding company, London 2012, is responsible for selecting the venues for the bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games and these were announced on 16 January. They were chosen to best fit the needs of the athletes, the Olympic Sports Federations and the requirements of the International Olympic Committee. Should the bid succeed, sporting facilities across the UK will have the opportunity to be used by national teams for training camps.