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Councillor: Focus should be on local sport, not Commonwealth bid

Birmingham City Councillor Des Flood says grassroots sport should be put first ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2026 bid.

He says the amount of money being spent trying to bring the games to Birmingham could be better used supporting local clubs and young people. Those involved in the bid say it would bring hundreds of millions to the local economy.

  • Hear what he had to say on the Commonwealth bid below.
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