Press & Media - Relevant news for people with convictions
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- Other news links
For the latest news relating to people with convictions, as well as articles and comments from people with convictions, read theRecord, the online magazine for people with convictions. Visit www.the-record.org.uk.
We use Twitter (@unlock2000) to provide links to, and comments on, developments that have an impact on people with convictions.
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We use Delicious (unlock2000) to provide a one stop shop for all stories and news relating to our work and that of people with convictions.
Delicious is a social bookmarking site. This means we can bookmark news articles electronically and share them with members and supports of UNLOCK. We highlight stories relating to prisons, probation and people with convictions, as well as Unlock's coverage in the press. The page is regularly updated. For those who haven’t used a social bookmarking site before, it is incredibly easy. When you click on the Delicious icon, you’ll note that other than a link to the story there is also a line of commentary from us, and each story is tagged by subject. Simply click on the story headline to read the full article. You can also select stories that relate to a specific subject.
To visit Unlock's page on delicious, click the link below. You can narrow your search into particular areas using delicious (quick links to particular areas are detailed below)
We use the "tags" on delicious to categorise the news articles. For quick links to specific areas of news, click the relevant tag below.
Disclosure - disclosure
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - roa
Criminal record disclosures (including CRB/DBS disclosures)- criminal_record_disclosures
Filtering (including step down and old/minor convictions) - filtering
Barring (including vetting, ISA) - barring
Employment - employment
Volunteering - volunteering
Employing people with convictions - employing_with_conviction
Insurance - insurance
Banking - banking
Credit Unions - credit_unions
Finances - finances
Travel - travel
Housing - housing
Criminal injuries compensation - criminal_injuries_compensation
Voting for people in prison - prisoner_voting
Experience - experience
If you can't find the tag that you're looking for, visit our delicious page and select from the full list on the right hand side.
If you come across any interesting news relating to people with convictions that you think would be useful on our delicious page, email email@example.com
4. Other news links Back to top
If you find a good site for up-to-date news in this area, let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org