A senior appeal court judge noted as an upholder of civil liberties called last night for a national DNA database recording everyone living in or entering the country.

The present police database can keep samples from everyone who has been arrested, whether or not a charge or conviction follows.
"This has the unfortunate effect of putting the innocent on a par with the guilty," Sir Stephen Sedley said in a lecture at Leicester University.

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