Campaigners demand investigation into G4S discrimination helpline contract

Liberty, Tell Mama and Inquest among groups to express concern over decision to entrust security firm with running Equality Advisory and Support Service

Human rights and equality campaigners are demanding an investigation into the decision to give the contract to run a discrimination helpline to G4S, the scandal-hit global security firm.

A number of organisations, including Liberty, Tell Mama and Inquest, have written to Harriet Harman, the chair of the joint committee on human rights, and Maria Miller, the chair of the women and equalities select committee, to express “profound concern” over the awarding of the contract to run the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) to G4S.

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