FOI release

Information about the number of people added to the DBS barred lists

Request for information about how many people have been added to the DBS barred lists and why.

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Information about the number of people added to the DBS barred lists

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Details

FOI 1080:

The number of people added to:

  • the barred list relating to working with children
  • the barred list relating to working with adults
  • the barred list relating to working with children and adults in each of the last four years.

For each category, I would like to know:

  • the number added to the list following conviction for an offence that qualifies for an automatic bar
  • the number added to the list following conviction for an offence that qualifies for an automatic bar with the right to make representations
  • conversely, I would like to know the number who were not placed on the barred list because of representations made
  • the number added to the list following referral to the BBS (or the ISA before this) without a conviction

Finally, I would like to know how many people were removed from each of the 3 barred lists in each of the past four years, and how many of these people were removed after an application from the individual.

Published 28 April 2014