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Vetting: Young People

Home Department written question – answered on 3rd May 2011.

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Photo of David Ruffley David Ruffley Conservative, Bury St Edmunds

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons aged under 18 years have had Criminal Records Bureau checks in each year since 2008-09.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The number of certificates issued by the Criminal Records Bureau to an applicant aged under-18 years of age at the date of application in each financial year since 2008-09 can be found in the following table. Please note that the figures shown represent the number of certificates issued and not the number of applicants as an individual may have been issued with more than one certificate.

Financial year Total certificate volumes Certificate volumes issued to those aged under-18
2008-09 3,853,686 130,708
2009-10 4,299,906 140,034
2010-11 4,311,820 149,860

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