However he did affirm that the variety of unrevealed convictions was estimated to be round 75,000.
He stated the unit depends on filed from the PNC to ship notifications to different international locations when certainly one of their nationals has been convicted within the UK.
In a press release the ACRO stated: ‘Work is beneath manner with the House Workplace to resolve the problem as shortly as doable.
‘A software program script has been developed at Hendon, the PNC headquarters, and is because of be launched within the subsequent software program replace.’
Shadow House Secretary Diane Abbott stated: ‘Ministers want to come back clear. When did they find out about these failures, why did they not make them public, and the way are they going to stop any repetition? A full, pressing investigation is required.’
Questions have already been raised over what entry the UK must police and safety databases after Brexit, whether or not data will proceed to be shared with the EU and the way this might have an effect on efforts to catch criminals.
Preparations on information sharing are anticipated to kind an important a part of ongoing Brexit negotiations.
A House Workplace spokesman stated: ‘Work is already beneath manner with the police to resolve this subject as shortly as doable.’