G4S plc UK DK : Statement re G4S response to Justice Secretary's statement on the UK Electronic Monitoring contract

G4S plc UK DK : Statement re G4S response to Justice Secretary's statement on
                    the UK Electronic Monitoring contract

11 July 2013

                                   G4S PLC

    G4S response to the Justice Secretary's statement on the UK Electronic
                             Monitoring contract

G4S  notes  the  Justice  Secretary's  announcement  today  and  provides  the 
following additional information:

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is an important customer and G4S is committed to
addressing and resolving the MoJ's concerns as soon as possible.

G4S has co-operated fully with the PwC audit and is committed to  co-operating 
with all audits of current contracts  to the full extent provided under  those 
contracts.

G4S has requested full details of the PwC audit findings and looks forward  to 
receiving these in order to address any findings.

The Justice Secretary has confirmed that,  following the PwC audit, he has  no 
evidence of any dishonesty in relation to the EM contracts. G4S is  conducting 
its own  review,  assisted by  external  advisers, and  is  not aware  of  any 
indications of dishonesty  or misconduct.  G4S believes that  any evidence  or 
indication of  dishonesty  should  be referred  to  the  relevant  authorities 
including, if appropriate, the SFO.

G4S has not received a claim for a refund. Our own review continues and if  we 
identify any evidence  of overbilling, then  we will reimburse  the MoJ as  we 
would with any customer.

Ashley Almanza, Group CEO, G4S plc said:

"G4S is committed to  having close and open  relationships with our  customers 
and  we  strive  to  work  in  partnership  for  the  mutual  benefit  of  our 
organisations. We place the highest premium on customer service and  integrity 
and therefore take very  seriously the concerns expressed  by the Ministry  of 
Justice. We  are  determined  to  deal  with these  issues  in  a  prompt  and 
appropriate manner."

For further enquiries, please contact:
Helen Parris - Director of Investor Relations +44 (0) 1293 554423
Media enquiries:
Adam Mynott - Director of Media Relations     +44 (0) 1293 554400
David Allchurch - Tulchan Group               +44 (0) 207 353 4200

Notes to Editors:

G4S  is  the  world's  leading  secure  outsourcing  group,  specialising   in 
outsourcing of business processes in  sectors where security and safety  risks 
are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on  the 
London  Stock  Exchange  and  has  a  secondary  stock  exchange  listing   in 
Copenhagen. G4S  has operations  in more  than 125  countries and  more  than 
620,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com .

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