Biometrics: Regulation

Home Office written question – answered on 2nd May 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Independent, Liverpool, Wavertree

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.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The government committed in the Home Office Biometrics Strategy 2018 to develop options to simplify and extend governance and oversight of biometrics across the Home Office sector. This includes law enforcement, border and immigration control use of biometrics.

We are currently considering options for review. The review will also look at other measures that can be taken to improve governance and use of biometrics in advance of possible legislation.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.