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Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

It has finally been confirmed in court by the police themselves that, despite previous denials from Rupert Murdoch and senior staff of the Sun newspaper, police and other senior public officials were illegally paid by the shoddy tabloid. TheOpinionSite.org reminds readers that Rebekah Brooks, editor of the Sun at the time of the phone-hacking scandal…

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CRB check appeal fails over police warning given when aged 11

CRB check appeal fails over police warning given when aged 11

A young man appealing against the contents of an Enhanced Criminal Records Certificate (ECRC) – a CRB check –  which revealed a police warning given to him when he was just 11 years of age, has failed in his High Court appeal against it. TheOpinionSite.org suggests that this ‘one strike and you are out’ system…

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CRB Check Reform Slow, Difficult and Politically Dangerous

CRB Check Reform Slow, Difficult and Politically Dangerous

TheOpinionSite.org has been told that the government could be having second thoughts about making any real changes to CRB checks, resulting in previous proposals being watered down. Ministers are so frightened about a backlash from the child protection lobby that in the end, any changes may in fact be little more than cosmetic. After the…

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