HC Deb 16 September 2003 vol 410 c665W
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many UK citizens have their DNA profiles stored in his Department's database; and what the number of additions was in each of the last four months for which figures are available. [129478]

Ms Blears

There were 2,052,018 DNA records relating to individuals at 31 August 2003. Information is not available about the nationality of individuals whose profiles are held.

The number of profiles added each month for the last four months has been as follows: May 36,839; June 34,503; July 42,138; August 35,459.