The human rights group Liberty has reacted to the Court of Appeal judgement by calling on the Government to introduce a more nuanced CRB system.
It says "irrelevant and unreliable information has blighted lives for too long."
The Home Office says it's "disappointed" by the judgement and is seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court. "The protection of children and vulnerable groups must not be compromised."
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