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This Note provides background reading for the debate to be held on Thursday 8 November on: “the long-term legacy for the UK from the Olympic and Paralympic Games”. The London 2012 Olympic Games took place from 27 July to 12 August 2012, and the Paralympic Games took place from 29 August to 9 September 2012. This Note explores the impact of the Games on the UK economy, regeneration, sport and the broader cultural effects of hosting the Games.


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