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Government Departments: CCTV

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL6407, tabled on 24 February 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many surveillance technology cameras in government departments have facial recognition software; and whether they have made any assessment of the cost of removing Hikivision and other Chinese-made surveillance technology cameras from government buildings.

Answered on

2 March 2022

As has been the case under successive administrations, it is not government policy to comment on the security arrangements of government buildings. Specific details regarding the capability and use of security systems by government departments are withheld on national security grounds.

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Cabinet Office