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Home Affairs Committee questions G4S on Olympic security

17 July 2012

G4S Chief Executive, Nick Buckles, answers to Home Affairs Committee on Olympic security.

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."

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