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Convictions: Biometrics

Question for Home Office

UIN 6353, tabled on 28 October 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer on 16 October 2019 to Question 999 on Convictions: biometrics, if she will undertake an assessment of the accuracy of different facial composite methods and the subsequent effect on conviction rates.

Answered on

5 November 2019

The procurement of software to produce composite facial images is an operational matter for the police

Answered by

Home Office
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