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Treasury: Recruitment

HM Treasury written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous Conservative, South West Bedfordshire

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions; and how many employees of his Department have unspent convictions.

Photo of Simon Kirby Simon Kirby The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

I can confirm that the Treasury operates a ban the box employment policy in respect of ex-offender job applicants with unspent convictions. Although the Treasury does hold information of unspent convictions, the information requested could only be provided at a disproportionate cost.

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