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Experts condemn plans to close government crime lab

More than 30 experts have condemned the government's plans to close the Forensic Science Service, saying it would "demolish the legacy of more than two decades of scientific excellence".

But ministers say that the service is making an operating loss of £2m-a-month.

The BBC's Ben Geoghegan reports.

  • 28 Dec 2010