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Police: Biometrics and Data Protection

Home Office written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance has been issued to police forces on use facial recognition software and data protection.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

All forces must show regard to the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice in their use of overt surveillance camera systems.

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