Author Topic: Manchester 'ready to help' stage 2022 Commonwealth Games  (Read 708 times)

celeste

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-39274221Senior officials from Manchester have been in talks on the city helping to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the BBC understands.
London, Liverpool and Birmingham have expressed interest in staging the event after host city Durban pulled out.
Manchester City Council said it was ready "to ensure the delivery of a successful games" if asked.
Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson said he would be "happy to work with" Manchester.
However, in a tweet he said Liverpool would "challenge" any attempt to "gift the games to London or anyone else without a proper bidding and procurement process".






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Re: Manchester 'ready to help' stage 2022 Commonwealth Games
« Reply #1 on: 10:28:16, 15/03/17 »
Another jolly for Manchester councillors