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Security Guards: Licensing

Question for Home Office

UIN 13309, tabled on 26 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's consultation entitled, Future Regulatory Regime for the Private Security Industry, what steps she is taking to introduce business licensing in that industry.

Answered on

2 November 2015

The Government is committed to ensuring the integrity of the private security industry and this includes the possible introduction of business licensing.

In July. the Government committed to a review (formerly triennial review) of the Security Industry Authority. That review may make further recommendations for legislative change that the Government would want to consider as a composite package.

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