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Security Guards: Licensing

Question for Home Office

UIN 155205, tabled on 19 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what targets his Department sets for the length of time it takes to process a Security Industry Authority application; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

26 June 2018

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is an Executive Non-Departmental Body (NDPB) of the Home Office. The SIA is operationally independent. The SIA has a performance management system which includes Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which are linked to their corporate objectives and performance indicators.

The Annual Reports and Accounts provide published information on the SIA’s performance and is available on the SIA website at:

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