March 16, 2011 Leave a comment
Yesterday marked 500 days until the start of the Olympics. As you may have read in the media, each London council has been offered 100 tickets to buy. I have today put out the following statement on Barnet’s allocation:
Councillor Robert Rams, Cabinet member for Customer Access and Partnerships, said: “Barnet council taxpayers are already contributing to the cost of the London 2012 games and I can’t imagine those same taxpayers would be keen on a few councillors attending some events. If we could find a way to provide these tickets to Barnet residents without any further cost to the taxpayer we would be interested in looking at any options.”
Barnet council tax payers should not pay for these tickets and we are now looking at other alternatives to provide these tickets to residents.