Police Officers - Probation Officers - Doctors - Nurses - Firemen - The list goes on, but ALL of these professions, have people employed within them who have criminal records.
How do these people get away with it ?
What a crazy world we live in, where somebody who has broken the law can judge us, and make the difference between us getting a job and earning a living or sitting indoors on income support.
If I was the UK government, I would worry more about the thousands of people from Europe and the World who enter our country, and start working without even the basic checks.
How can you do a criminal record check on somebody that is from a country that does not have a Police National Computer ?.
I imagine that 99.9% of all the people in the UK have broken some type of law.
The difference between them and us, is that we got caught.
This debate will roll on and on....as will the criminal record checks for no real reason.
There are no mistakes in life, only lessons.