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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Entry Clearances: Biometrics more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the (a) accuracy, and (b) ability of facial recognition technology used at airports.to distinguish between identical twins and other siblings of similar appearance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 251913 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>Facial recognition technology employed by Border Force at airports is regularly assessed to ensure that it is operating within operational parameters agreed by ministers. The technology employs a matching algorithm to distinguish between individuals to confirm identity. There has been no specific research undertaken by Border Force or Home Office Biometrics into the ability of facial recognition algorithms to distinguish between identical twins or sib-lings who look very alike.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T10:55:05.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T10:55:05.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight remove filter