Home Affairs Committee questions G4S on Olympic security
17 July 2012
G4S Chief Executive, Nick Buckles, answers to Home Affairs Committee on Olympic security.
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Nick Buckles, Chief Executive of G4S and Ian Horseman-Sewell, Global Events Specialist give oral evidence to the Home Affairs Committee as part of their inquiries into Olympic Security.
G4S has a £284m contract with the Government to provide 13,700 security guards for the Olympic Games, but only 4,000 guards trained and ready.
Tuesday 17th July, 12 noon in Committee Room 15.
- Nick Buckles, G4S Chief Executive
- Ian Horseman-Sewell, global events specialist, G4S
Committee Chair Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:
"The shortfall in security guards which were due to be provided by G4S and the drafting in of armed forces personnel is a concerning development so close to the Games.
We look forward to hearing a full explanation of what happened from Mr Buckles and Mr Horseman-Sewell on Tuesday."