Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Biometric Strategy and Forensic Services inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Oral evidence session announced.

Scope of the inquiry

The session will hear from the Forensic Science Regulator on developments since the Government’s 2016 Forensics Strategy was published, progress on issues raised by the previous Committee’s report on that document, and recent developments in the forensics market.

The Committee will also discuss with the minister the reasons for the delay in producing a Biometrics Strategy, as well as use and retention issues for different types of biometrics, including facial image technology.

Terms of reference: Biometric Strategy and Forensic Services

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