Thursday 13 January 2011 - Children Fingerprinting
Question - Asked by Lord Taylor of Warwick (Lords Hansard text from 13th Jan 2011)
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will end the compulsory fingerprinting of children at school without parental permission.[HL5389]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford): The Government intend to introduce legislation in the Freedom Bill to ensure that no children's biometric data are taken in schools or colleges without parental permission.
Hansard Link here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201011/ldhansrd/text/110113w0001.htm#11011367000056