Unlock quoted by the BBC

by / Thursday, 13 November 2014 / Published in Unlock in the media

Unlock’s Director of Services, Christopher Stacey, is quoted in an article on the BBC website which looks at the way that people with convictions for sexual offences might be excluded from various types of work, following the recent case of Ched Evans.

Christopher says; “Clearly people like Ched Evans have to go somewhere. He’s back in our world. If [people with convictions] are to become useful members of society again it makes sense to let them work at what they are good at. People make mistakes. As co-workers or neighbours or friends we should focus on the real risks of employing people rather than the perceived risks. Are they the best person for the job?”

You can read the full article here.

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