G4S misses out on prison contracts

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G4S has lost its contract to run Wolds prison in East Yorkshire Credit: PA

Security firm G4S has failed to win any of the prison contracts it was bidding for, the Ministry of Justice said.

Competitions to run Northumberland prison and the South Yorkshire group of jails - Lindholme, Hatfield and Moorland - will move to the final stage without G4S in the running.

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G4S loses prison contact

The firm at the centre of the Olympics security shambles has lost its contract to run a jail and failed to win any further prison contracts it was bidding for, the Ministry of Justice has said.