Helen Hayes – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Helen Hayes on 2016-02-08.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the smallest geographical unit is for which data on the performance of the Disclosure and Barring Service is gathered for enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

Karen Bradley

The performance data that the Disclosure and Barring Service gathers routinely is at national level and is published here:


Also published on the website is the performance of individual police forces in processing applications referred to them by the DBS:


The DBS works continually to improve its response to data requests. I will write separately to the Honourable Member about recent work on constituency data.