Ex-offenders charity speaks out over industry policy of exclusion

The aggregator market has been criticised for failing to make it clear to ex-offenders that they must declare convictions. The criticism followed the launch of a campaign by charity Unlock - the National Association of Reformed Offenders - to remove the blanket exclusion by most insurers for people with convictions, and to introduce risk assessments to create more suitable policies for ex-offenders.

Chris Bath, head of projects at Unlock, said: "Aggregators cannot change the fact that most underw