LOCOGLondon Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games
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"Costs incurred by the council in relation to the removal of the rings and final disposal were met by LOCOG," Councillor Huw Thomas said.
In a new book, 'Danny Boyle: Creating Wonder,' the Oscar-winning director tells how he was furious after LOCOG tried to sell volunteers, who performed in the ceremony, their costumes, rather than letting them keep the outfits as souvenirs, the Daily Star reported.
Locog said the taxpayer''s interests have been fully protected in compensating for the difficulties experienced by G4S''s shortcomings.
Locog said the taxpayer's interests have been fully protected in compensating for the difficulties experienced by G4S's shortcomings.
He added: "The savings arising from this settlement brings the total savings to the public purse from the Locog venue security budget to PS102m compared to the position in December 2011."
In doing so he addressed the challenges faced in preparing and staging the Games and his experience as chief executive officer of LOCOG.
"I want to bring the knowledge and experience gleaned from my time with LOCOG to help ensure that the organisation, delivery and feelgood factor of the Rugby World Cup in 2015 is right up there with London 2012."
LOCOG activities directly associated with the games, such as energy use at venues, transport services and the supply and use of materials, generated 311,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e), compared to 434,000 tonnes estimated earlier this year, the committee said in a report.
"Afterwards the hotel was looking to be paid for the damage and LOCOG were in dispute with the Japanese squad about who should pay.
The reason Locog directed people who needed specialist assistance to a phone line was so they had a person to talk to, that they could ask and get the tickets that they needed.
A Locog source said the company had been unable to offer assurances their idea would work.