Interviews with Bob Ashford

Bob Ashford: people with criminal records should be given a fair chance Erwin James in The Guardian

A criminal record should not be a sentence for life : Judge and Juvie

The Launch of the Wipeslateclean Campaign

Ex-candidate seeks law change The Bristol Post

Bob Ashford calls for law change after being forced to quit Western Daily Press

Campaign to wipe slate clean over past offences Somerset Standard

In August 2012 when Bob Ashford stood down as the candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset the issue of juvenile offences and unspent criminal convictions was covered by a range of news organisations. Here is a selection..

Bob Ashford’s interview with James Naughtie on Radio 4 09/08/12

Bob Ashford Radio 4 9/08/12

Daily Mail coverage of the case

Police and crime commissioners: a ludicrous life sentence Guardian Editorial 9/08/12

For young people, a criminal record should not be a life sentence: Mark Johnson in the Guardian

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