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Question to the Cabinet Office:

What the Government's policy is on support for the Ban the Box initiative.


Answered by
Oliver Dowden Portrait
Oliver Dowden
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
This question was answered on 16th May 2018

The Government is supportive of all employers adopting the Ban the Box initiative. The Civil Service is leading by example and adopted the initiative in 2016 to provide fairer opportunities for ex-offenders to compete for jobs.

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