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Olympics Security not compromised, Theresa May says

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Published: 12th Jul 2012 11:49:29

Olympics security will not be compromised after it emerged that 3,500 troops extra would be needed, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.

The troops are in addition to 13,500 already agreed, amid fears contractor G4S may not have enough trained staff.

Mrs May told the Commons "contingency planning has always been central to our security work".

She said some 10,000 Olympics tickets would be made available to armed forces.

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