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FOI request for information about referrals made to the DBS since 2008

Information about referrals and teachers/school staff being barred.

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FOI request for information about referrals made to the DBS since 2008

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FOI: 1062

1 - how many referrals to the Disclosure and Barring Service have there been (and to its previous incarnation, the Independent Safeguarding Authority) of teachers and any other school staff in England, relating to sexual abuse or other inappropriate sexualised behaviour involving minors (including the viewing of indecent images of children) since the beginning of 2008?

2 - In the same period, how many teachers or school staff in England have been barred from working with children for these reasons a) temporarily or b) permanently.

Published 29 October 2014