Home Office failing to erase gay men's unfair convictions, critics say

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Scheme introduced in 2012 has wiped fewer than 200 historical offences from criminal records

A Home Office scheme designed to wipe historical convictions for consensual gay sex from people’s records is failing to right past wrongs, critics have said, as it was revealed that fewer than 200 crimes have been deleted since it was introduced seven years ago.

 

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How is the Home Office 'failing to erase' if about two-thirds of the applications made are for: (1) non-sexual crimes (wrong form); (2) sexual activity in a public lavatory (specifically excluded by the act); …

663 applied: Approx 50% were rejected for non-sex related crimes, eg shoplifting or having sex in a public toilet Do they really think those should be expunged! No, IMO! Ridiculous to think they should be.

Soliciting for sex in public lavatories - unfair?

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