Scottish police take G4S roles

A Scottish police force is taking over responsibility for Olympic security from G4S amid continuing concern over staff shortages.

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Jeremy Hunt: 'Don't demonise G4S'

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt refused to criticise G4S guards, turning his fire on the company's executives who failed to honour their contract to supply thousands of security staff to protect the Games.

We were very angry with G4S management but not with the G4S workers.

I just think it's really important we don't demonise them, because they are part of the mix.

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