The Home Office has published:

- Frequently asked questions on the barred and advisory lists; and

- Amended Home Office guidance on police misconduct.

The Home Office states that the changes include:

- further guidance on the regulations for former officers including whether they apply to cases of misconduct taken under Conduct Regulations issued prior to 2012

- clarification that police staff members who are under local probationary rules equivalent to Regulation 13 of Police Regulations 2003 will not be included on the barred list

- triggers and process for the advisory list have been made clearer and explanation of the process of automatic removal from the advisory list which exists for designated volunteers.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/circular-0172018-updated-home-office-guidance-on-police-misconduct