New research claims ordinary Londoners were priced out of the 2012 London Olympics, and that affordable tickets for the most popular events were extremely limited.
But the Assembly Economic Committee report The Price of Gold did praise the Games for staging a "hugely successful" Games which were also a "fantastic spectacle."
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The high of 35C was recorded on a Bakerloo line train between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus at 2pm.
Weather forecasters say temperatures could reach 35C, beating the previous record of 34.6C in the scorching summer of 1976.
After years of political manoeuvring over the future expansion of Heathrow Airport, there has been an important development this lunchtime.