Biometrics strategy and forensic services


Terms of reference


1 Background

Our inquiry

2 Forensics

Procurement, and market sustainability

Standards and accreditation

The Randox case

Civil courts

Statutory powers

Forensics strategy and oversight

3 Biometrics

The Biometrics Strategy

Deletion of facial images from police databases

Facial recognition and ‘watch lists’

Oversight structures

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 25 May 2018