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London 2012: May defends Games security plans

Contractor G4S "repeatedly assured" ministers they would "overshoot their targets" for Olympics security staffing, Theresa May has told MPs.

Addressing the Commons, the home secretary also denied allegations the government knew before Wednesday there would not be enough guards.

Labour said it was "incomprehensible" that Mrs May had not known earlier.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 16 Jul 2012