FOI release

Disclosure and barring information between 2012 and 2014

Request for disclosure and barring data from the last 2 years.



FOI: 1147

  • the number of DBS checks submitted by local authorities in the financial year 2012 to 2013; and also April 2013 to date. I would like this broken down into volunteers and non-volunteers. If possible, I would like to know the positions for which these were requested.
  • of DBS checks carried out in 2013, I would like to know the number which returned as ‘not-blank’, broken down into: those with local police information; caution; conviction; other (eg pnd); sex offenders’ register; barred list.
  • the number of DBS checks in 2013 for volunteers, where position applied for included the terms: 1. ‘trip’; 2. ‘read’ or ‘reading’.
  • the number of discretionary bars for sexual abuse against children, in 2013