CRB PROBLEMS PERSIST – AND MULTIPLY Several months after the Protection of Freedoms Act was supposed to have introduced ‘common sense’, problems of over-zealous checks continue: Privacy problems: The Court of Appeal ruled that minor criminal convictions shouldn’t be returning on CRB checks. Thousands of people can’t get jobs because of old minor convictions, [...]
This update is an extract from the Maifesto Club website here HAVE YOU BEEN VETTED FOR HELPING OUT IN A SCHOOL? Research call-out: Have you been CRB checked for volunteering in schools? We are writing a report about the vetting of school volunteers. If you have any accounts of this, please email. Would CRB checks have stopped Saville?: Radio [...]
Manifesto Club report reveals 32 million CRB checks undertaken since 2002 – at a cost of £1.5 billion.
32 MILLION CRB CHECKS SINCE 2002 A new Manifesto Club report reveals that there have been 32 million CRB checks since 2002 – at a cost of £1.5 billion.The report which can be downloaded here was reported. For an exclusive see report on the front page of the Daily Telegraph The Manifesto Club are calling for a serious policy review of [...]