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We'll foot bill for 2022 jamboree; Get in touch - tell us what you think Email: letters@birminghammail.co.uk Twitter: @birminghammail Facebook: facebook.com/birminghammail Post: Birmingham Mail, 60 Church Street, Birmingham B3 2DJ.

CONGRATULATIONS to Birmingham on winning the bid to hold the Commonwealth Games.

But why do I get the feeling this is a poisoned chalice.

As Birmingham was the only bid, have I missed something in the victory? I have grave worries on the financing of the games and I haven't read anywhere about the costing and how much Birmingham is getting from the Government and the Commonwealth Games Committee. Will a 50,000-seat Alexander Stadium have a commercial viability after the games and will the "village" be social housing.

So yes, I'm delighted that Birmingham is going to be the next venue, but somehow I feel there is going to be a bill dropping on my doormat that will soon make my delight a misery.

S T Vaughan, Yardley Wood

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Date:Dec 28, 2017
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