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Liberty on the DNA database

Anna Fairclough from Liberty spoke as the government announced the DNA of innocent people arrested in England and Wales should be held for no longer than six years.

This comes in the wake of the European Court of Human Rights judgement last year that it was unlawful to keep indefinitely the profiles of innocent people.

Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw and former Tory leader Michael Howard also gave their thoughts.

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