The Home Office will be carrying out a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks on all Olympic torchbearers for next year's 2012 London Olympics.
However, according to Locog, previous convictions may not stop them from carrying the torch; Locog will make a "judgement call".
I assume those previously convicted of arson will be disqualified from carrying the torch?
Olympic Medals won during the Beijing 2008 Olympics
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