FOI release

Referrals for people working in young offender institutions

Request for information about the number of referrals made to the DBS for people working in young offender institutions.

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1) Please provide the number of referrals you have received from Her Majesty’s Prison Service or the National Offender Management Service concerning a member of staff employed in a young offender institution. Please provide data under each of the following three categories (“reasons for referral”):

a) Number of individuals referred to you because they were thought to have harmed a child through their actions or inactions; b) Number of individuals referred to you because they were thought to represent a risk of harm to a child; c) Number of individuals referred to you because they were thought to have received a caution or conviction for a relevant offence.

for each of the last five years.

2) Please provide the number of referrals you have received from G4S or Serco concerning a member of staff employed in a young offender institution or secure training centre. Please provide data under each of the following three categories (“reasons for referral”):

a) Number of individuals referred to you because they were thought to have harmed a child through their actions or inactions; b) Number of individuals referred to you because they were thought to represent a risk of harm to a child; c) Number of individuals referred to you because they were thought to have received a caution or conviction for a relevant offence.

for each of the last five years.

I can provide names of the individual establishments if that would help.