September 18th, 2012

IPPR Taking G4S Cash For Shadow Policing Minister

Back during the Olympi-shambles (remember them?) Ed blustered:

People want bobbies on the beat, not G4S… Before they are awarded any new policing contracts, we need a review of G4S’s ability to deliver.”

Not only are G4S providing the security for the Labour party conference, but it turns out they are also sponsoring a fringe event hosted by lefty wonk-shop IPPR. Their Director Will Straw’s own website calls the company “controversial”, yet he’s happy to take their money. The invite-only discussion on police commissioners will feature Labour Shadow Minister David Hanson, who must have changed his mind about that review into “G4S’s ability to deliver.”

Guido knows what his first question will be…

UPDATE: Will gets in touch in to point out that he is not IPPR’s Director, rather their Associate Director.


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    Kebab Time says:

    Is Labour Lord Ried still a director at G4S ?

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  3. 3
    Bella Italia says:

    So what? There is no story here

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  4. 5
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Do as we say, not as we do.

    Do you smell that, son. That’s hypocrisy. There’s nothing like the smell of hypocrisy in the morning.

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    Freddie Fraudster says:

    http://uk.video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A2KLqIpgglhQC0oA3Tt2BQx.;_ylu=X3oDMTBrc3VyamVwBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQD?p=youtube+beatles+piggies&vid=144EC089C43C6A3A02CA144EC089C43C6A3A02CA&l=2%3A07&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts3.mm.bing.net%2Fvideos%2Fthumbnail.aspx%3Fq%3D4816243901333518%26id%3D5d48f56d04b6648e5f02ac330d56ac47%26bid%3DygI6ajzEicBOFA%26bn%3DLargeThumb%26url%3Dhttp%253a%252f%252fwww.youtube.com%252fwatch%253fv%253dsXdKlpBOvs0&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DsXdKlpBOvs0&tit=The+Beatles+-+Piggies&c=0&sigr=11atc8jnf&

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    Freddie Fraudster says:

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    Another leaked Romney video says:

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    annette curton says:

    G4S got me press-ganged into ‘volunteering’ for £6.50 an hour.

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    Kebab Time says:

    I have told you before that you do not irritate me by getting in before me so I do not know why you bother. Even with my deleted first from earlier today, I am closer to the magic 1000 – only 2 more to go.

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  10. 12
    Dixon of Dock Green says:

    Evening all!G4S Providing security at Labour Conference, fresh from their sucess at the Olympic Games. Do you think they’ll remember to turn up?

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  11. 13
    FlipC says:

    Wait – so providing security at a private conference now counts as a policing contract? Inviting a representative of a company that provides policing solutions to a conference on how the role of commissioners will affect policing solutions is a bad move?

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