Randox Testing (1434A/21)
I am writing to request information regarding the case of Randox Testing Services and Trimega Laboratories, and the consequences of the discovery that tests performed by these companies may have been flawed.
I understand that Randox provided each force with a list of cases that could have been affected.
I would please like to know:
How many cases were on this list?
After the cases were reviewed by the force, how many were deemed to have been affected by issues around the forensic data?
If possible, please provide details of the crimes charged for the cases deemed to have been affected, e.g. how many: a. Murder, b.
Manslaughter, c. rape, etc.
Please find attached our response.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.