A military commander says troops on standby to provide Olympic security will get the best possible accommodation. General Sir Nick Parker wants soldiers to feel valued so they can do their job properly. There were reports of some personnel using showers in local leisure facilities.
Today, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond was given a tour of the facilities in east London. He said:
"This is a sound, solid building and the military enablers who have been here since the beginning of the week have done a fantastic job of installing wi-fi and communications.
They are now building the leisure facilities that the troops will have access to. They have field kitchens in here, there is a 24-hour catering operation running and the guys who are here will be comfortable.
It's basic accommodation but it's the kind of accommodation they will be well used to because of their tours of duty in Afghanistan."
Faced with a list of last minute problems, ministers and organisers insist the Olympic security situation is under control.
Theresa May was tonight accused of giving MPs a "selective account" about when she knew G4S were having problems supplying Olympic staff.
MOD confirm picture of UK Olympics troops sleeping on chairs as they cover the G4S shortfall in Olympic security is genuine