This document is in two parts with the first part representing a summary of the views expressed during the three month consultation period, from 7 May 2009 to 7 August 2009 on the paper “Keeping the Right People on the DNA Database”. In addition to the overall summary, a summary of individual responses by respondent and by subject heading can be found on the Home Office Police Powers webpage.
There were 503 formal responses to the consultation paper of which some 402 were from individuals. In addition, meetings were held with key national stakeholders across the spectrum of policing, judiciary, defence and human rights groups. A list of individuals and organisations who responded to the consultation is listed at Annex A. An email has been sent to those on the list who provided an electronic address informing them
of the publication of this document.
Part 2 of this document sets out our proposals for implementing the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of S and Marper and for improving the governance and accountability around