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A former police officer has been given an access-all-areas Olympic security pass by G4S despite being told he was not going to be employed

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Staff who vet applications for the workers who will protect London 2012 venues claim they are so stretched that corners are being cut.

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Consett woman criticises G4S Olympic stance

Kelly Williamson is a management consultant from Consett, in County Durham. She was approach by G4S to work during the Olympics around six months ago. After initially turning down a job offer with the company in London, Kelly was told she would be given a role based at St James' Park instead.

After having passed all the necessary requirements, G4S then told her she was not on the list and that it had lost her application form for security clearance. Yet she says the company continues to request that she attend training sessions in London.

Kelly says the situation has been badly managed by G4S.


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