Should Luke McCormick be able to play professional football once he’s released from prison? Christopher Stacey speaks to BBC Wiltshire on the need for society to allow law-abiding people with convictions to move on with their lives once they’ve completed their sentence. The interview is available to listen to below.
- Published in Unlock in the media
We’ve taken part in a radio discussion on BBC West Midlands to discuss a local council with a proposed policy of carrying out police checks on potential council tenants. This is available to listen to below (in two parts)
Unlock has today won the Guardian Charity Award for its work tackling the economic and social exclusion of reformed offenders. The charity was selected as one of five winners from almost 1,000 entries, the largest number ever received in the history of the awards. The charity focuses on the ongoing discrimination which can prevent reformed
Our Christopher Stacey features in the Metro, talking about our efforts to push through changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and our recent launch of the Disclosure Calculator. Read the article online here.
We are proud to announce that we have been chosen as a winner at the Guardian Charity Awards 2011 Pictured (from left to right): Jane Asher (President, Arthritis Care, Parkinson’s UK and the National Autistic Society); Christopher Stacey, Julie Harmsworth and Chris Bath from Unlock; and Jonathan Pryce (Actor and Patron of Friendship Works). “Remarkable and
The Sunday Times have featured in their Money section a letter from somebody whose son is experiencing difficulties getting insurance. We spoke with the journalist last week, and provided her with some advice, which led to the person eventually finding some cover, and we’re featured in the published response (see below).
We’re featured in an article in the Mail on Sunday, which covers some recent work we’ve done with Halifax bank to extend the number of prisons that they open basic bank accounts for. The article is available to read here.
The Observer picked up on our launch of the Disclosure Calculator and featured this as an article, looking at how it will help people when applying for insurance. You can read the article below.
We’ve contributed to an article in ProgressOnline, alongside the Criminal Justice Alliance, which looks at the issues surrounding life after prison. The article is available to read here.
- Published in Unlock in the media
As part of the launch of our Disclosure Calculator, we sent out a newswire which was picked up by Media Trust. The article is available here.
This October we took to the House of Lords, armed with one Minister and two Lords, to launch the Unlock Criminal Record Disclosure Calculator. It’s a new online tool to help people determine when their conviction will be ‘spent’. The Rt Hon Lord McNally – Minister of State for the Ministry of Justice; Lord Navnit
We’ve written an article for the Co-op’s members magazine, Re:Act. It’s only sent out in hard copy, but we’ve taken some copies of the article and these are available below as images.
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- Details of the Supreme Court hearing Posted on: May 30th, 2018
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