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Police DNA Database

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many records are held on the police DNA database. (82549)

As at 30 June 2006, there were approximately 3,457,000 DNA profiles of individuals retained on the National DNA Database. This figure includes 18,056 persons who have provided a DNA profile voluntarily.

In addition, there were 285,292 DNA profiles retrieved from unsolved crime scenes.