Vetting

Home Office written question – answered on 12th July 2016.

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Photo of Danny Kinahan Danny Kinahan UUP, South Antrim

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the time taken to process counter-terrorism checks for job applications in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) other constituent parts of the UK.

Photo of Karen Bradley Karen Bradley The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Counter-terrorism checks conducted by the Home Office form part of the national security vetting process required for employment in the Home Office.

We continue to reduce the processing time for all national security vetting checks. Processing times will vary from case to case and are not broken down by constituent parts of the UK.

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