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Attorney General: Security

Attorney General written question – answered on 15th February 2017.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Attorney General, how many security passes into the Law Officers' Departments are issued to people (a) not directly employed by and (b) who are not civil servants who work in the Law Officers' Departments.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Solicitor-General

The number of security passes issued to people not directly employed by the Law Officer’s Departments and who are not civil servants are shown in the table below. A breakdown of the staff and nature of work has been provided. Individual departments are responsible for managing access to their sites.

Law Officer’s Department

Security Passes Held by Non-Staff

Type of Staff and Nature of Work.

Serious Fraud Office


Legal counsel, specialist contractors or secondees working on SFO casework: 210 Technology support or cleaning services: 22

Government Legal Department and HMCPSI


Medical Research Council: 272 London Continental Railways: 56

Crown Prosecution Service


Facilities staff (building maintenance, cleaning, security): 40 IT contractors: 37 Records management contractors: 3 Confidential waste contractors: 2

Attorney General's Office


Advocate General, Legal Secretary & Head of Advisory: 3 Ministerial Drivers: 2 Maintenance, cleaning and security: 10

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