Press release

SIA chair baroness Ruth Henig to step down

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Baroness Ruth Henig will step down from her post as chair of the Security Industry Authority, Lord Taylor of Holbeach announced today.

She will leave at the end of her term of appointment after serving two terms as chairperson.

Lord Taylor said:

‘I would like to thank Baroness Henig for her enthusiasm and commitment to the SIA during the past six years.

‘She has led the SIA through challenging times and has been inspirational in her support of her chief executive and staff.’

The home office will appoint a new chair in due course.

Notes to editors

1. Baroness Henig was first appointed as chair of the SIA on 15 January 2007.

2. Media enquiries should be directed to the home office press office on 0207 035 3535