Monthly update – December 2019

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We’ve just published our update for December 2019.

This months update includes:

  1. New information on travelling to Russia with a criminal record.
  2. A personal story highlighting how an individual was dismissed from his job after his employers unlawfully became aware of his 31 year old criminal record.
  3. A link to a discussion on theForum around the media interest in a person with a conviction involved in the terrorist attack at London Bridge.
  4. A review of the work that Unlock has been doing and criminal record developments over the last 12 months.
  5. Details of our priorities for government in 2020.

The full update provides a summary of:

  1. the latest updates to our self-help information site for people with convictions
  2. recent posts to our online magazine, theRecord
  3. discussions on our online forum
  4. other news and developments that might be of interest to individuals with a criminal record.

Read the December 2019 update in full.

Best wishes,



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