MSP in plea for Olympic funds

A MIDLOTHIAN MSP is calling for good causes in Scotland to benefit from an Olympic cash underspend.

Christine Grahame is echoing calls for the £476 million contingency to be returned to vulnerable groups and communities who missed out after lottery money was diverted from good causes to support London 2012.

SNP MP Pete Wishart has questioned the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in the House of Commons and argued for the return of the £114 million in lottery money diverted away from Scottish good causes to help fund the Olympics.

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