Disclosure and Barring Service

A central government body, also called DBS

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181 requests
Data Protection Officer
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Alison Benson on .

Awaiting classification.

Good morning,   Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information team. Your request for an Internal Review has been handled in accordance w...
Good morning,   Thank you for contacting the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Freedom of Information Team. Your request is being handled accor...
Stuck at stage 2 for 4 weeks now

Considered by administrators as vexatious.

Dear Mr [name removed],    Thank you for your email dated 17 April 2018.   Thank you for your enquiry. However, I can advise that it does not m...
Islamic Supplementary Schools
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Abdul Hai on .

Refused.

Good afternoon ,   Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information team. Your request has been handled in accordance with the Freedom of I...
Criminal record check
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Martin Franks on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Franks, Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request sent to the DBS. Kind regards Penny Jewell DBS FOI Team...
Criminal record checks in the past 24 months
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Samantha Gibbs on .

Information not held.

Dear Ms Gibbs, Thank you for your reply. If you require access to copies of information held about you relating to previously submitted checks and pr...
Crimes flagged up during DBC checks for teachers
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Carmichael on .

Awaiting classification.

Good morning,   Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information Team. Your request is being handled according to the FOIA 2000 and we aim...
Good afternoon,   Thank you for your recent email.   Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) DBS is not obliged to confirm or deny that it...
Good afternoon,   Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information team. Your request has been handled in accordance with the Freedom of In...
Criminal Record Details
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Agatha on .

Information not held.

Dear Joanne Thank you for your email. The DBS do not own or maintain criminal record information. This is the responsibility of the police. You wil...
Abosede Adeyinka,
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Martin Hicks on .

Refused.

Good Afternoon Mr Hicks,   FOI 1732   Thank you for contacting the Disclosure and Barring Service. Your request for information has been handl...
DBS Umbrella Body Volumes
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to George Griffiths on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Griffiths   Please find attached our response to your request for information.   Kind regards Sandra   DBS FOI Team Corporate A...
Good Morning, Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information team. Your request has been handled according to the Freedom of Information Act...
Dear Sohail,    We responded to your enquiry on 14 May 2018. Please see below. As advised, we cannot look into your enquiry unless you email us fr...
Employer Names & Volumes
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Jack Lander on .

Successful.

Good Afternoon Mr Lander, Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information Team. Your request has been handled in line with the Freedom of Info...
Good Afternoon Mr. Sorrentino, FOI Reference 1758 Thank you for contacting the Disclosure and Barring Service Freedom of Information Team. Your reque...
  Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information Team.   A member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible to provide a referen...
DBS checks
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Mrs P.D. Beauty on .

Successful.

Good Afternoon Mrs Beauty,   FOI Reference 1708   Thank you for your request for information made on the 11^th May 2018. Please see attached (...
Good morning,   Please see attached the DBS response to your Freedom of Information Request.   Kind regards   DBS Central FoI Team.  ...
Good Morning, Apologies for the delay in responding to your request, we are unsure which information you are requesting. Could you please confirm wh...
Thank you for contacting the DBS Freedom of Information Team.   A member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible to provide a reference n...
Police check
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Claire Thompson on .

Awaiting classification.

Good Afternoon Ms Thompson, Thank you for contacting the Disclosure and Barring Service Freedom of Information Team. It seems that you are requesting...
More Than 4 weeks passed: Stuck on Stage 2
Response by Disclosure and Barring Service to Sohail Ahmed on .

Partially successful.

Dear Sohail,    Thank you for your email dated 6 May 2018.   Firstly, I can advise that your enquiry does not meet the criteria of a Freedom o...
Thank you. Yours sincerely, Peter Smith
Dear Mr. Steig,   FOI reference 1678   Thank you for your request received on 20^th March 2018 made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000....

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