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Dr Zakaria Erzinclioglu

Volume 165: debated on Friday 19 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) on how many occasions since 1979 his Department has utilised the expertise of the forensic entomologist Dr. Zakaria Erzinclioglu; whether the assistance provided by Dr. Erzinclioglu could have been supplied by anyone employed by his Department; and if he will make a statement;(2)what alternative facilities are to be available for forensic entomology to assist police investigations, following the non-renewal of the research grant for Dr. Zakaria Erzinclioglu; and if he will make a statement;(3)if he will make it his policy to provide funding for the research of the forensic entomologist Dr. Zakaria Erzinclioglu in the department of zoology at Cambridge university; and if he will make a statement;(4)if his Department's forensic science service employs any persons with specialist knowledge of forensic entomology; and if he will make a statement.

Dr. Erzinclioglu's position is at present under consideration and I will write to the hon. and learned Member.