Jack Straw has now tabled an amendment which gets rid of Clause 154 (as Clause 152 on Data Orders now appears in the vesrsion of the Coroners and Justice Bill, asl amended by the House of Commons Committee stage):
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/p ... 2-408.html
Notices of Amendments: 17 March 2009 407
Coroners and Justice Bill, continued
Secretary Jack Straw 130
Page 101, line 12, leave out Clause 154.
When this is passed,, then we can celebrate a small victory against the "database state" creep.