End discrimination on the grounds of current security clearance status

Despite Cabinet Office rules to the contrary, many Government organisations require applicants to hold security clearance to the required level prior to being considered for even non-urgent work and this is often explicitly stated in advertisements.  This discriminates against those with no or lapsed security clearance.  Furthermore, applicants who wish to apply for such work cannot pay to have themselves cleared in advance.

Why is this idea important?

Despite Cabinet Office rules to the contrary, many Government organisations require applicants to hold security clearance to the required level prior to being considered for even non-urgent work and this is often explicitly stated in advertisements.  This discriminates against those with no or lapsed security clearance.  Furthermore, applicants who wish to apply for such work cannot pay to have themselves cleared in advance.

Becoming Security Cleared/Registered

 Change how to become security rated.

  • At present you require to be employed by a company that will support you becoming security rated.
  • With the rising job unemployment this seems to be one of the most frustrating things let alone stupid I have ever heard of.

Why is this idea important?

 Change how to become security rated.

  • At present you require to be employed by a company that will support you becoming security rated.
  • With the rising job unemployment this seems to be one of the most frustrating things let alone stupid I have ever heard of.