Consultation on overseas criminal record checks for transport staff

Close date: 29 May 2009

The Government consults on obtaining and assessing overseas criminal history information in respect of new staff. The options discussed include, among other things, issuing guidance to industry about overseas criminal history information and requiring industry to consider overseas criminal history record in respect of all new staff where a UK criminal records check is currently required.
Consultation document: Consultation on overseas criminal record checks for transport staff (on the Department for Transport website)