A Safe Bet?
Investigative series. Tim Rogers investigates the company behind the Circuit of Wales, which promised to bring thousands of jobs to the deprived region of Blaenau Gwent.
It promised to bring 6,000 new jobs and transform one of Wales's most deprived communities - Blaenau Gwent. Five years on, the company behind the Circuit of Wales has had £9 million of public money and now it wants hundreds of millions more to underwrite the risks. As the scheme reaches a critical stage, Week In Week Out investigates the company's promises and whether it can deliver.