Archive for May, 2014

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s G4S!)

G4S are back!

The disgraced firm – which failed to provide enough security guards for London’s 2012 Olympics and is under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office for irregularities connected with other government contracts – has been given massive new contracts by the coalition government to implement new programmes for the long-term unemployed:

G4S back in favour at Whitehall

These contracts come after G4S also memorably mistakenly tagged a prisoner’s false leg so he was able to leave it at home and break a court-imposed curfew:

Prisoner escaped curfew after G4S mistakenly tagged his false leg!

And G4S were also responsible for this, erm, interesting scandal:

G4S Guards Sacked For Drinking Vodka Out Of Each Others’ Bottoms……

Just what is it about G4S that makes the government so keen to hand over millions of our tax money despite their proven and consistent incompetence at just about everything they try to do?

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