Camden Council Driver Cleared By CRB Abuses Child

A man cleared in a background check had child abuse convictions and went on to abuse a child. The “vulnerable” child was abused while being driven to school in 2008 by the man working for Camden Council. Despite convictions abroad for abuse, the driver had been given a green light by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).The council has been fined £1,200, while the a spokeswoman for the Home Office, which runs the CRB, said: “The CRB has always been clear that if organisations recruit from overseas, a CRB check may not provide a complete picture of an individual’s criminal history. “The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating how the driver was given CRB clearance by the Home Office.

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