London, England: Mayor downplays staffing shortfall

Posted on July 13, 2012 • Filed under: Terrorism, United Kingdom

Mayor of London Boris Johnson sought to allay fears of a shambolic Olympic Games by downplaying the recent G4S staffing scandal as “pre-curtain-up jitters.” Johnson was speaking the day after an extra 3,500 servicemen and women were announced to be drafted in to run security for the Games after the private security company said it might not be able to provide enough guards for all the venues. Read article

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