Thanks for the information
I'm afraid that you cannot clear a criminal record.
That is a bit of a myth.
All will recordable offences remain up on the police national computer until the subject reaches the age of 100.
You may be thinking of the “Exceptional case Procedure”. You can ask for matters to be removed but it really does have to be exceptional; for instance you were arrested for an offence that should never have been an offence, such as homosexuality.
The other alternative is the stepping down procedure. This doesn’t remove it from PNC but it may mean its not visible on DBS checks.
It will show on enhanced checking forever, be stepped down on standard after 11 years depending on the nature of the conviction and drop off basic checking as soon as the conviction is spent though.
You are probably not enhanced checked so it will be stepped down soon.
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