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Police: Biometrics

Question for Home Office

UIN HL4381, tabled on 20 December 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their proposals for automatic deletion of custody images and facial biometrics when the Police National Computer and the Police National Database are merged.

Answered on

8 January 2018

The Home Office and the National Police Chiefs’ Council are examining future policy on the deletion of custody images and facial biometrics within the context of work on the replacement of the Police National Computer and the Police National Database by the Law Enforcement Data Service.

Answered by

Home Office