Sports minister Hugh Robertson
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World Cup bid 'huge boost to the economy'

Sports minister Hugh Robertson is confident that the boost to the economy will outweigh the cost of hosting the World Cup in 2018.

"We could probably deliver today" he told the BBC's News Channel, and insisted that David Cameron's absence during FIFA's visit was not a risk to the bid.

  • 23 Aug 2010
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