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Date Title Questioner
5 Apr 2018, 12:26 p.m. Vetting David Hanson

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people waited longer than (a) 14 days, (b) 18 days, (c) 25 days and (d) 60 days to receive their Disclosure and Barring Service reports; and what the number of applications for Disclosure and Barring Service reports was by police force in each year since 2010.

Answer (Victoria Atkins)

The tables below set out the number of people who have waited longer than 14, 18, 25 and 60 days to receive their disclosure certificates*:

2010/11:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

1,880,214

1,578,142

1,243,836

453,391

Standard

9,222

4,926

2,784

674

Total

1,889,436

1,583,068

1,246,620

454,065

2011/12:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

688,549

519,641

368,941

104,773

Standard

4,456

2,960

1,794

487

Total

693,005

522,601

370,735

105,260

2012/13:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

790,299

613,596

380,402

42,520

Standard

3,917

2,935

1,961

319

Total

794,216

616,531

382,363

42,839

2013/14:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

834,288

751,147

593,457

405,014

Standard

3,221

3,063

2,151

946

Total

837,509

754,210

595,608

405,960

2014/15:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

1,038,411

736,329

490,198

181,338

Standard

15,125

4,420

1,473

216

Total

1,053,536

740,749

491,671

181,554

2015/16:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

917,972

675,921

446,212

209,613

Standard

3,688

1,646

897

217

Total

921,660

677,567

447,109

209,830

2016/17:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

948,522

725,014

516,048

204,482

Standard

2,579

998

617

124

Total

951,101

726,012

516,665

204,606

2017-Feb 2018:

Type of check

> 14 days

> 18 days

> 25 days

> 60 days

Enhanced

917,339

675,261

404,637

39,940

Standard

11,021

3,157

698

137

Total

928,360

678,418

405,335

40,077

*To include Standard and Enhanced checks.

Data relating to the number of applications for Disclosure and Barring checks carried out by each police force in each year since 2010 is available, but due to the volume of data, it is not in a reportable format. Officials will ensure a hard copy of this data is placed in the House library.


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