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Changes to CRB checks – what next?

Changes to CRB checks – what next?

There is, perhaps understandably, a great deal of rumour flying around with regard to the likely changes in the system of Criminal Record Bureau or CRB checks, particularly as the government is delaying its long-awaited proposals. The situation has not been helped by the row over Ken Clarke’s much exaggerated remarks of last week. This…

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Ken Clarke and Home Secretary at war over Justice reforms

Ken Clarke and Home Secretary at war over Justice reforms

We may all be kept waiting for some time as the Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke seeks a way to announce his decisions on future sentencing and prison policy. He has to balance the need for serious reform against the risk of committing political suicide. There are already rumors circulating around Westminster that Mr Clarke may…

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Esther Rantzen’s Own Condemnation of Excessive Child Protection

Esther Rantzen’s Own Condemnation of Excessive Child Protection

— but her expressed regrets have had no influence on a paranoid nation or its politicians TheOpinionSite.org reprints below an article by the woman who perhaps more than anyone else rightly introduced and encouraged the concept of ‘Child Protection’ to the UK. (We originally reprinted this in our FREE Subscribers Magazine available HERE) However, the…

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The Truth About CRB Checks – A problem without a solution?

The Truth About CRB Checks – A problem without  a solution?

(Originally published in our FREE Magazine available HERE) We’ve all heard about them, most people know what they are, individuals fear them and employers – well, some employers love them, some do not. Ever since the creation of Criminal Record Bureau checks, people have had mixed feelings about them. Many regard them as a necessary…

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