Glossary items matching biometric

“Biometric”

A measured and/or recorded biological parameter. Example: passport-type photo, finger print, iris detail, retina blood vessel detail, voice pattern, and DNA signature. Technically speaking, mentally stored information is also biometric, so this includes: signature or monograph, PIN number, password and passphrase.


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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport: Biometrics (23 May 2019)

Lord Evans of Weardale: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efficacy of the facial recognition technology proposed for use at Heathrow airport; who has the regulatory responsibility for ensuring that technology is effective and meets security requirements; whether such technology is assessed against a set of published standards; and if so, who decides those standards.

Written Answers — Home Office: CCTV: Biometrics (22 May 2019)

David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the accuracy of facial recognition in CCTV.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (20 May 2019)

Caroline Nokes: ...30 June 2021, if the UK leaves the EU with a deal. Those who have been granted pre-settled status can continue to demonstrate their right to reside at any time. Status is linked to the passport or biometric residence card that was used to apply to the scheme and online status can be viewed using the online service at https://view-and-prove-your-rights.homeoffice.gov.uk

Written Answers — Home Office: Biometrics: Edinburgh (20 May 2019)

Ian Murray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 May 2019 to Question 251272 on Biometrics: Edinburgh, if he will publish the market research undertaken by Sopra Steria Ltd to identify initial service locations for biometric enrolment facilities.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Employment (15 May 2019)

Caroline Nokes: ..., Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 on the prevention of illegal working. The online service provides an alternative digital means for individuals to evidence their right to work if they hold a biometric residence permit or biometric residence card or status under the EU Settlement Scheme. The Home Office guidance clearly stipulates that employers should provide individuals with every...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen: Humanitarian Aid (13 May 2019)

Harriett Baldwin: ...agencies and international NGOs. To identify the most vulnerable, UN agencies use a range of tools such as household level assessments. Some, like the World Food Programme, use technology such as biometric verification to confirm that those most in need are being reached. Through UK diplomatic channels we press authorities to facilitate aid delivery. This can include getting visas issued...

Written Answers — Home Office: Biometrics: Edinburgh (13 May 2019)

Ian Murray: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the effect of the requirement for people from Edinburgh to travel to Glasgow for biometric enrolment facilities on (a) disabled applicants, (b) applications for family visas and (c) people of limited means; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances: Biometrics (13 May 2019)

Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) accuracy, and (b) ability of facial recognition technology used at airports.to distinguish between identical twins and other siblings of similar appearance.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Heathrow Airport: Biometrics (2 May 2019)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when facial recognition technology for security checks for all passengers travelling through Heathrow Airport will be fully rolled out.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Airports: Biometrics (2 May 2019)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, by what date facial recognition technology for security checks will be rolled out to airports that serve less than five million passengers per year.

Written Answers — Home Office: Biometrics: Regulation (2 May 2019)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to regulate the use of facial recognition technology, including at airports.

Facial Recognition and the Biometrics Strategy — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (1 May 2019)

Darren Jones: ...Home Office, agrees that we have some work to do, which is a good conclusion. I put it on record that the Select Committee is interested in the actions being taken by the Scottish Government in the biometric data Bill that the hon. Member for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East (Stuart C. McDonald) mentioned. We will keep a close eye on the work being done in Scotland, and think...

Identity Cards - Question (30 Apr 2019)

Lord Paddick: ...facial recognition instead of passports and boarding passes. Does the Minister agree that identity cards are a bit old hat, as is the legislation to control the use of facial recognition and other biometric recognition, which is in urgent need of attention?

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Applications (29 Apr 2019)

Caroline Nokes: ...) on behalf of UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI). There are six core sites across the UK at which enrolment services must be offered and beyond that, SSL offer a range of enhanced services, expanding biometric enrolment services to 51 other locations in line with their assessment of customer demand. SSL aims to offer all customers an appointment at their chosen location within five working...

Backbench Business: Post Office Network — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (25 Apr 2019)

Marion Fellows: ...one more issue to raise. Post offices were to be the front office of Government. I ask the Minister to speak about that to Ministers in other Departments, such as the Home Office. The contract for biometric services has not been renewed by the Home Office, and that is putting more post offices at risk. Hon. Members from across the Chamber intervened on the Minister. I chose not to do so,...

Business of the House (25 Apr 2019)

Patrick Grady: ...scheme? I have a Spanish constituent who has made her home here for 46 years, but it seems that because she registered in the 1970s for indefinite leave she is being told she has to apply for a biometric permit rather than the settlement scheme. That is costing her time, money and unnecessary stress. When can a Minister come to the House to explain why EU citizens still seem to be...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: UK opts in to EU Council Decisions allowing Switzerland and Liechtenstein third country access to Prüm (25 Apr 2019)

Nick Hurd: ...remains committed to fully implementing Prüm in the UK. The UK is also fully supportive of extending the law enforcement access to Prüm to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. The UK has no current biometrics data sharing agreements in place with Switzerland or Liechtenstein. These states are close partners and enabling further data sharing with them will enhance both their security and ours....


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