What councils in the Midlands spent on hosting the Olympic Torch

  • Birmingham - £43,868.77
  • Cambridgeshire - £50,784
  • Coventry - £45,812.42
  • Derby - £154,000
  • Derbyshire - £7,780
  • Dudley - £16,876.76
  • Herefordshire - £31,000
  • Leicester - £102,641.10
  • Leicestershire - £29,606.15
  • Lincolnshire - £42,344.74
  • Northampton - £1,246.49
  • Nottingham - Did not return information
  • Nottinghamshire - £86,171
  • Peterborough - £134,034
  • Rutland - £2,000
  • Sandwell - £41,274
  • Shropshire - £11,951.18
  • Solihull - £15,650
  • Staffordshire - £33,557.82
  • Stoke-on-Trent - £189,730
  • Telford and Wrekin - £30,500.68
  • Walsall - £24,893.96
  • Warwickshire - £79,271
  • Wolverhampton - £129,693.32
  • Worcestershire - £10,482.73

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Olympic Torch costs revealed

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has defended spending a hundred and ninety thousand pounds hosting the Olympic Torch - the most in the Midlands. The council says it was justified because of the boost to the local economy.