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Police: Protests — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:00 pm on 2nd June 2009.

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Photo of Lord Morgan Lord Morgan Labour 3:00 pm, 2nd June 2009

My Lords, is it not worrying that we are talking about individuals who have committed no crime and who are not even suspected of having committed a crime? Nevertheless, their data will be stored on criminal evidence databases for an indefinite period. Is that not profoundly unsatisfactory and a major reason why civil libertarians all over the country are disillusioned by our Labour Government?