Our response to the publication of the Home Office Review of the SIA

07 June 2018


Today we welcomed the publication of the Home Office review (of the regulator).

In a statement issued today Alan Clamp, our Chief Executive of the SIA, said:

"We welcome the publication of this review of the SIA and of the regulatory regime for private security.We welcome the publication of this review of the SIA and of the regulatory regime for private security.
Many of the findings of this review reflect the SIA’s published priorities some of which we are already delivering successfully and others are reflected in our strategic plans going forward. We are enthusiastic about the findings and recommendations of this review.
We will work with Home Office and the Devolved Administrations to implement all parts of this Review which the Government wishes to take forward. We also stand ready to take on any extended areas of regulation, should the Government ask us to do so"

To access the Home Office review of the regulator click here.​

Further information:

  • The Security Industry Authority is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the United Kingdom, reporting to the Home Secretary under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001. The SIA's main duties are: the compulsory licensing of individuals undertaking designated activities; and managing the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme.
  • For further information about the Security Industry Authority or to sign up for email updates visit www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk. The SIA is also on Facebook- this link opens in a new window (Security Industry Authority) and Twitter- this link opens in a new window (SIAuk).
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