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Law and Order: Protective Clothing

Question for Home Office

UIN 73715, tabled on 14 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the implications of the widespread wearing of face coverings for the (a) incidence of crime and (b) efficacy of law enforcement.

Answered on

20 July 2020

The Home Office has not made a recent assessment of the impact of face coverings on the (a) incidence of crime and (b) efficacy of law enforcement. We will continue to engage with our policing partners on the implications of face coverings for crime and investigation.

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