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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Report and Government response published.
The session heard 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.
Evidence given by Dr Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator; Baroness Williams of Trafford, Minister for Countering Extremism, and Christophe Prince, Director for Data and Identity, Home Office
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Science and Technology Committee publishes letter from Minister of State for Countering Extremism