back to article What's taking so long? UK.gov pressed over continued delays to biometrics strategy

The UK government has been told to get its act together and explain why its biometrics strategy still hasn't seen the light of day. The Home Office has been promising a biometrics strategy since 2012, but it has been repeatedly delayed. The latest push-back was revealed earlier this month, when minister Baroness Susan …

  1. }{amis}{
    Joke

    Why...

    Coroner: so Mr firearms officer why does this journalist have a dozen holes in him??

    Mr Firearms: The facial recognition system told me he was a dangerous terrorist.

    Meanwhile in the GCHQ doughnut much cackling and typing is heard as an embarrassing FOI request is lost......

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Why...

      > Coroner: so Mr firearms officer why does this journalist have a dozen holes in him??

      Mr Firearms: Because I missed with the first two shots.

      1. Christoph

        Re: Why...

        Mr Firearms: Because the magazine only holds 12 bullets.

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Why...

        Mr Firearms: Because I'm short on my quota of innocent people this month and most of the Brazilians have moved out of London.

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          Re: Why...

          What does Cressida have to say on the matter?

          Ah yes, I'm alright Jack.

          1. Fizzle
            FAIL

            Re: Cressida

            Re: Why..

            Well, she is a Dick

            ...innit.

  2. Roger Kynaston Silver badge
    Pint

    Well if facefail can do it

    I am sure that they are thinking that if the Zuck can do it why shouldn't they.

    Beer because the notworks team are having theirs but i can't go.

  3. knarf

    They have bigger problems

    enuf said

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    The policy is:

    Use everything you can to collect data on the masses, never delete anyting you have collected.

    1. John Smith 19 Gold badge
      Gimp

      "Use everything you can to collect data on the masses, never delete anyting you have collected."

      That certainly the policy of the senior civil servants in the HO.

      Wheather or not this sock-puppet knows (or wants to know) it.

  5. John Smith 19 Gold badge
    Unhappy

    Why not have the committee have someone from the Ethics Group in to tell them if they are

    involved?

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Once we've repealed the pesky human rights legislation...

    we'll be in a position to tell you more.

    Long live Henry VIII.

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