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Security Firms

Volume 226: debated on Wednesday 16 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the names of all the private security firms currently employed by his Department, the number of employees for each firm on the contract, the total value of each contract and the total value of all contracts for each financial year since 1987.

The following private security firms are currently employed by the Home Office:

  • Airline Security Consultants Limited
  • Burns International Security Services Limited
  • Group 4 Court Escort Services Limited
  • Group 4 Remand Services Limited
  • Group 4 Total Security Limited
  • Grundig International Limited
  • Harlow Security Systems Limited
  • Lisburn Security Services
  • Maritime Aviation Security Services
  • Reliance Security Service Limited
  • SDA (1979) Limited
  • Securicor Security Services Limited
  • Securiguard Services Limited
  • Security Wales Limited
  • UK Detention Services Limited
The value of each contract is a matter of commercial and contractual confidentiality. Information about the total value of such contracts for each financial year since 1987 is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Information about the number of staff employed on each contract is also not readily available; in some cases the number varies from day to day according to operational requirements.