Surrey police look to end privatisation after G4S Olympic failure
Friday, July 13, 2012
Surrey police have declared that it will suspend involvement in a privatisation contract with West Midlands police.
The announcement came as campaigns for the role of Surrey’s police commissioner attacked the move. The difficulties that have affected G4S in providing security for the Olympics has been cited as a key factor.
Police authority chairman, Peter Williams said:“Members agreed today that it is right that we should suspend our involvement at this time and that we should look to withdraw altogether”.