Dodgy DNA Dossier

I appeared on Channel 4 News this week highlighting incorrect evidence provided by the Government on DNA retention.  In a letter to the Parliamentary committee considering the Government's Crime and Security Bill, the Home Office submitted a letter providing details of five case studies purporting to highlight that these cases would not have been solved under more limited retention of DNA profiles of those not convicted of an offence.  The problem was I discovered that there were actually four cases rather than five.  The details are set out in the C4 report.

Watch the full video here: