HC Deb 26 October 1998 vol 318 c46W
26. Dr. Gibson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to promote DNA technology for crime detection. [53535]

Mr. Michael

The police are already making extensive use of DNA technology which is one of the biggest advances in solving crime. The Forensic Science Service leads the world in pioneering new DNA techniques and is working closely with the police to ensure that the technology is used effectively in crime detection. We are encouraging that work.

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