New Clause 1 — Retention, destruction and use of fingerprints and samples
Crime and Security Bill
Keith Vaz (Leicester East, Labour)
I am sure the hon. Gentleman would be the first to admit that the Government have moved since Second Reading. That is because of the pressure from all sides of the House. Does he accept that we are in this situation because the Government ought to have moved quickly on the removal of DNA profiles from the database? If that system had been working more effectively, we would not be in the position that we are in today.