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UK Scouts database 'flaws' raise concerns

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Re: CRB

> A clean CRB/DBS check does NOT mean the person is not a ne'er do well.

And whether it is or not is a rubbish predictor of how good or bad they might be at working with children. I can think of a couple excellent parents and educators I know of with criminal records the size of a small library. Their experience¹ is something that children can learn from too.

¹ Well, some bits of their experience. Preferably not the parts about dodgy cheques or fake driving licences; although then again, you never know when that might come in handy.

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