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Security Guards: Licensing

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many convictions under the Private Security Industry Act 2001 for supplying unlicensed security staff there were in the North Wales Police force area in 2006; (226691)

(2) how many convictions under the Private Security Industry Act 2001 for working in a licensable role without a Security Industry Agency licence there were in the North Wales Police force area in 2006.

[holding answer 13 October 2008]: There were no convictions in the North Wales Police force area for the offence of supplying unlicensed security staff under section 5 of the Act in 2006.

In 2006 there were seven convictions in the North Wales Police force area under section 3 of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 for working in a licensable role without a Security Industry Agency licence.