Number of people with convictions
- 33 per cent of males born in 1953 had been convicted in England and Wales by 2006 of at least one standard list offence before the age of 53 (Standard list offences include all indictable and triable-either-way offences and certain summary offences). Just over half of these had been convicted on only one occasion. 85% were convicted before they were 30 years old.
- 9 per cent of females born in 1953 had been convicted of at least one standard list offence before the age of 53. Three-quarters of these had been convicted on only one occasion.
- Over a quarter (26 per cent) of the 4.9 million open claims for out-of-work benefits as at 1 December 2010 in England and Wales were made by people who had received at least one caution or conviction between 2000 to 2010.
- A third (33 per cent) of the 1.2 million total Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) claims open on 1 December 2010 in England and Wales were made by people who had received at least one caution or conviction between 2000 to 2010.
- Unlock speaks to Radio Sussex about the findings of it's new report and how some employers may potentially be breaking the law Posted on: Oct 25th, 2018
- Almost three-quarters of national companies continue to ask about criminal records at job application stage, new research shows Posted on: Oct 25th, 2018
- Call for evidence: DBS checks which reveal trans/gender history because of gender-specific offences committed in the past Posted on: Sep 14th, 2018
- Unlock launches pilot project, supported by the UPP Foundation, to help universities take on students with criminal records Posted on: Sep 13th, 2018
- Our submission to the government's call for evidence on the employment of people with convictions Posted on: Aug 31st, 2018