Long term readers may recall my concerns over how the approach the Independent Safeguarding Authority was taking to the Vetting and Baring scheme, and in particular the way its guidance suggested that it didn’t really treat being found innocent in a court as counting as being innocent. The ISA passed the issue on to the … Read the full post »
Read my posts about the Independent Safeguarding Authority which existed between 2006 and 2012. It then merged with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) to form the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
I see you’ve been speaking out today defending Labour’s record over the Vetting and Barring Scheme. … Read the full post »
Last month I recounted the Home Office’s repeated failures to reply to my letters, including one to Sir Roger Singleton of the Independent Safeguarding Authority. … Read the full post »
In summary: it is over four months since I first contacted Sir Roger Singleton and over three months since I was first told the issue was with the Home Office. … Read the full post »
Following my letter to Sir Roger Singleton about the ISA’s apparent reluctance to believe that a jury may acquit because it is sure someone is innocent, I have also written to Ed Balls. … Read the full post »
Although some of the problems with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) are very much to do with how they’ve decided to go about doing their job… … Read the full post »
Dear Sir Roger, I have seen that in the media today you have asked people to “calm down” and be “rational” about how the ISA will operate. I hope therefore that you don’t mind me writing you this calm letter which, I hope, will give a clear rational reason for my concerns. It is paragraph … Read the full post »