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(From Guardian Unlimited)
The mayor whose borough will host the 2012 Olympics has accused ministers of reneging on the government's promise to transform the deprived area in terms of jobs and training.
Sir Robin Wales, the leader of Newham council and a member of the Olympic legacy board, said hopes for transformation are being sabotaged by government spending cuts that will seriously restrict the ability of local leaders to deliver the promises made when London won the bid in Singapore six years ago.
His comments followed announcements by the Olympic Delivery Authority that 12,635 people were working on the Olympic park, a figure that met targets set by …