A group of MPs have accepted free tickets to the men's 100 metre final of the Olympic Games from sponsors British Telecom. Four MPs have accepted the tickets, worth £420 each.
The MPs will not receive any corporate hospitality and will have to sit through a briefing from BT on the company's involvement in the games.
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