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United Kingdom Security Vetting

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 64089, tabled on 24 June 2020

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to reduce the average time taken to process applications for security clearance to United Kingdom Security Vetting.

Answered on

29 June 2020

The average time to process a routine application across all vetting activity is 66 days gross as at 25 June 2020. This combines average times across CTC, SC and DV applications. Like many government services, vetting has been impacted by COVID-19. The Vetting Reform Programme is intended to improve performance.

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Cabinet Office
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