Chief Constable Humberside Police & Others v Information Commissioner and Home Office - criminal records checks, old convictions, and job applicants

Not directly an employment law case, but one with clear employment ramifications: it confirms that the police can, without breaching the Data Protection Act 1998, retain details of spent criminal convictions and pass that information to relevant third parties, including CRB, which means it can come to the knowledge of employers vetting prospective employees.

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