Dear Government Olympic Executive,
Could you please provide the following information:
(1) % of products sold in the Olympic 2012 online shop that are manufactured in the UK.
Our ref: CMS 173185
Dear Mr Davis,
Thank you for your e-mail of 15 April asking what percentage of products
sold in the Olympic 2012 online shop is manufactured in the UK.
I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
After a thorough search of our records, I can confirm that the Department
for Culture, Media and Sport holds no information on this matter. Such
information may be held by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic
Games and Paralympic Games Limited (LOCOG). LOCOG is a private company
almost entirely privately financed, raising its budget to stage the games
from sources such as merchandise, sponsorship, tickets and media rights.
As a private company, LOCOG is not subject to the Freedom of Information
Act 2000. However, you may wish to send a general enquiry to LOCOG at
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