June 20, 2012

Extra funding for Olympic stewarding

Info4security reports that, following the success of the stewarding operation and the huge numbers of people attending the Jubilee celebrations in London, an additional £19 million is set to be spent on stewarding and crowd safety at the London Olympics.

The much publicised treatment of a small number of stewards aside, authorities have been stunned by the popularity of the Jubilee celebrations and the ongoing spectator support for the torch relay. 

The money will be used to improve crowd management and public information in Central London and the areas between the main transport hubs and Games venues.

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