Nick Buckles faces grilling from MPs

Quote of the day: 'Mr Buckles, it's a humiliating shambles isn't it?' 'I cannot disagree with you.' Nick Buckles, the chief executive of G4S, the security firm hired to provide personnel for the Olympics, answers Keith Vaz's derisive question before MPs. The firm revealed just last week that it would be unable to provide enough personnel (it is around 3,500 people short). The problems continue to worsen as security staff failed to turn up for various commitments even today...

by Michael Northcott
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
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