Big Brother UK: Police now hold DNA 'fingerprints' of 4.5m Britons

Critics raised particular concerns over the huge rise in the number of children on the database. It now includes 150,000 under-16s..
The DNA records, which are taken regardless of whether a youngster has committed a crime or not, are held on file until the day they die.
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