Committee announce sessions on Olympics security and policing

31 August 2012

The Home Affairs Committee questions the Deputy Mayor of London and the Chief Inspector of Constabulary on Tuesday 4 September 2013.


Tuesday 4 September 2013, Committee Room 15

At 12.00pm
Sir Denis O’Connor CBE QPM, outgoing HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary will give evidence on Olympics security.

At 12.45pm
Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor of London for Policing and Crime will give evidence on policing in London.

Chair's comments

Committee Chair Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:

"The Committee intends to conclude its inquiry into Olympic Security by the end of September. Sir Denis O’Connor was commissioned by the Home Office to produce a report on this issue last year.

We will also hear from the new Deputy Mayor for London.
The Committee will also hear from the Home Secretary, the Permanent Secretary, Nick Buckles, Paul Deighton, Charles Farr, Commissioner Hogan-Howe and Assistant Commissioner Chris Allison so that we can establish the facts as to why G4S was unable to deliver on their contract and how this situation was allowed to develop.”

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