Electronic Surveillance

Home Office written question – answered on 16 October 2018.

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Photo of Mark Hendrick Mark Hendrick Labour/Co-operative, Preston

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government has plans to introduce legislative proposals to enable the use of artificial intelligence and recognition technology to monitor people in the UK.

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

The Government has no plans to introduce legislation in this area. Like other organisations the police are already subject to data protection and human rights legislation, and their use of image technology is also governed by the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice.

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