FOI release

Information about issuing disclosures over the past 2 years

Request for information about the number and percentage of all DBS disclosures issued between 2012 and 2014.

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Information about the issuing of disclosures over the past 2 years

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Information about the issuing of disclosures over the past 2 years (table)

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FOI: 1149

Please would you provide me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

A detailed, month-by-month, breakdown, covering the period from 1 February 2012 to 31 January 2014 which shows:

  • the total number and percentage of all Paper, Standard disclosure applications issued and the target/KPI set for the same;
  • the total number and percentage of all Paper, Enhanced disclosure applications issued and the target/KPI set for the same;
  • the total number and percentage of all e-Bulk, Standard disclosure applications issued and the target/KPI set for the same; and
  • the total number and percentage of all e-Bulk, Enhanced disclosure applications issued and the target/KPI set for the same.

In providing the above, please would you give a month-by-month breakdown of each of the above four categories by the time ranges below in order to present how long applications in each time range took to process, from receipt by DBS (formerly CRB) until a certificate was issued:

within 24 hours; within 72 hours; within 5 days; within 7 days; within 14 days; within 21 days; within 28 days; within 60 days; within 90 days; within 120 days; within 150 days; and in excess of 150 days.

I would be interested in any information held by your organisation regarding my request. I understand that I do not have to specify particular files or documents and that it is the department’s responsibility to provide the information I require.