Olympic Stadium Campaign

Olympic Stadium funding – Progress update

December 11, 2016

CAS Trust’s Richard Hunt provides an update on recent developments on behalf of The Olympic Stadium Coalition

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More free cash for Gold and Sullivan?

August 3, 2016

City AM have this week released an in-depth article on the Olympic Stadium contract, demonstrating that the taxpayer will receive far less from a future sale of West Ham to new owners, than had been implied by the LLDC and politicians. The article comes almost a year to the day when the BBC documentary “How the Hammers Struck…

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Supporters’ Trusts – Giving fans a voice

July 27, 2016

CAS Trust member and former Valley pitch-announcer Dave Lockwood, shares this thoughts on Charlton’s recent troubles and the importance of Supporters’ Trusts in football. It seems the perfect storm has hit Charlton. Relegation to the third tier of English football, an absent owner ambivalent to the fate of his English acquisition coupled with local rivals moving to a brand…

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Spanish clubs forced to repay unfair state aid

July 6, 2016

The Olympic Stadium Coalition (of which CAS Trust is a leading member) has yet to comment fully on the contract between the LLDC and West Ham United which was finally published in April after the LLDC’s appeal against The Information Commissioner’s ruling that it should be made public was dismissed. Apart from the matter of…

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Richard Hunt

Olympic Stadium – Victory!!!

April 12, 2016

The tribunal hearing held on March 17th has rejected the London Legacy Development Corporation’s (LLDC) appeal against the Information Commissioner’s ruling that the full details of the Olympic Stadium contract should be made public. Although the LLDC can still lodge a further appeal they can only do so on legal grounds. The hero this morning is…

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Olympic Stadium Tribunal – Update

March 24, 2016

  The previously adjourned hearing concerning the appeal by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) against the Information Commissioner’s (ICO) order to publish the full financial terms of the deal between itself and West Ham United FC reconvened and was completed on Thursday March 17th.    The Tribunal chair informed those present that a judgment would probably…

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