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Departmental Theft

Volume 508: debated on Monday 22 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to deter theft from within the Department. (322643)

The Department’s buildings are covered by CCTV and have 24 hour security guarding. Security is kept under review and the Department follows best practice on physical security set out in the Cabinet Office Security Policy Framework.

The Department will be implementing ‘hot-desking’ at the end of March in its main building, which will include a clear desk policy. This will provide an additional security measure to prevent thefts.