Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Forensic Science Strategy inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

The Committee is still accepting submissions.

Scope of the inquiry

The Science and Technology Committee scrutinises the Government's Forensic Science Strategy and the extent to which it addresses the concerns of the previous Science and Technology Committee. The Committee also seeks views on the links between the Forensic Strategy and developments in biometric sciences and regulation, ahead of the still awaited publication of a separate government biometric strategy.

Terms of reference: Forensic Science Strategy Send a written submission

Latest evidence

  • 12 Apr 2016 - Forensic Science Strategy - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF353 KB) HC 959 | Published 18 Apr 2016

    Evidence given by Dr Anya Hunt, Chief Executive, Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, and Dr Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator; Tom Nelson, Director of Forensic Services, Scottish Police Authority (representing the Association of Forensic Science Providers), Chief Constable Debbie Simpson, National Police Chiefs Council lead for Forensics, Gary Pugh, Director of Forensic Services, Metropolitan Police Service, and Dr Mark Pearse, Commercial Director, Government Services, LGC Forensics; Mary Calam, Director General of Crime and Policing Group, and Stephen Webb, Director of Law Enforcement Programmes, Home Office.

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