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GAMES NOT MELVYN'S BAG

ASTRAGAL

Yes, the Olympics are coming and everybody across the country is still jumping for joy.

Well not everyone. Cumbrian broadcaster, Labour life peer and smutty novelist Melvyn Bragg is a little worried. The big-haired thinking-woman's totty believes the government's infatuation with the Games could endanger the arts.

Speaking in the House of Lords, Bragg said even a small cut in cash for cultural projects could 'bring down the bestconstructed schemes'. Perhaps he should air his concerns to his chum Tony Blair.

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