Bringing down the knowledge deficit
21 Mar 2014 by Peter Mills
In this week's budget the Chancellor reaffirmed the Government's commitment to reducing the defi...
Supreme Court decision finds indefinite DNA retention unlawful
27 May 2011
The debate surrounding the UK's policy on the retention of DNA has received further attention foll...
Council’s DNA recommendations endorsed by human rights ruling
10 Dec 2008
In a landmark ruling, judges at the European Court of Human Rights have endorsed the Council's rec...
Proposed DNA Database changes in line with Council report
12 Feb 2011
The Government's Protection of Freedoms Bill proposes a number of changes to the way people's DN...
Coalition Government to adopt Scottish model for DNA Database
21 May 2010
In the coalition document, the Government has stated under its plans for civil liberties that it wil...
Bioethics in Parliament 2008: debating the DNA database
13 Nov 2008
On the 11 November, the Council hosted the first 'Bioethics in Parliament' event on the terrace ...