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  morddwyd 21:37 30 Oct 2013
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I see G4S are bidding for security contracts at the Commonwealth Games next year.

Good job the Army is pulling out of Afghanistan, as they'll be needed!

  oresome 11:10 31 Oct 2013

They've certainly suffered a great deal of reputational damage recently.

I wouldn't be surprised to see the company broken up.

  Aitchbee 13:09 31 Oct 2013

I would have thought that the Glasgow Police Force [who have successfully managed security and crowd control etc. at OLD FIRM matches for decades] will play a very big part in the overall security of the Glasgow Games. All of the big football stadiums [and their outlying environs], including Hampden Park, Ibrox Park (Rangers) and Celtic Park (where the opening Commonwealth Games ceremony will be staged), are familiar 'stamping grounds' to the local police force as far as crowd control and security is concerned.

G4S or The Army will only be a hindrance to them, I reckon.

  Aitchbee 13:20 31 Oct 2013

... have I over-emphasized? ;o]

  lotvic 13:35 31 Oct 2013

yes

  Mr Mistoffelees 20:24 31 Oct 2013

"Give us the contracts please, we only failed a little bit miserably, at the London Olympics."

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