Police: Biometrics

Home Office written question – answered on 9th July 2020.

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Photo of Rupa Huq Rupa Huq Labour, Ealing Central and Acton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many cases of misidentification there have been in relation to facial recognition technology used by (a) the Metropolitan Police and (b) South Wales Police.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

The Metropolitan Police Service and South Wales Police publish data about their use of live facial recognition on their websites.

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