Police National Computer:Written question - 196141

(Birmingham, Ladywood)

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Asked on: 27 November 2018
Home Office
Police National Computer
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the letter from the Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood, MIN/0014431/18, for what reason his Department is unable to obtain statistics from the Police National Computer on the number of person records relating to non-charge or conviction action by (a) force and (b) race.
Answered by: Mr Nick Hurd
Answered on: 03 December 2018

The Police National Computer is over 40 years old and was not designed to create management information of the type sought in this question. It is being replaced by the Law Enforcement Data Service (LEDS) which is being designed to provide significantly enhanced management information.

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