Closed petition Create a Security Workers Act

We want SIA licenced staff working on the front line to be recognised in law in a similar way to the Assaults on Emergency workers Act, but covering those with a current SIA licence and working in the field of security.

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The UK’s security workers put their lives on the line everyday, just like police, fire and NHS personnel, They deserve the same recognition in law.

A survey of 1224 people found that 36% of those working in security were physically attacked on a monthly basis and 26% more frequently (weekly)

So, why is assault against other front line workers - such as Door supervisors and security staff working in retail - not recognised in the same way as it is for emergency workers?

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