Clause 29

Part of Protection of Freedoms Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:15 am on 26th April 2011.

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Photo of John Robertson John Robertson Labour, Glasgow North West 11:15 am, 26th April 2011

As we say in politics, perception is everything. The perception in our community groups is that CCTV protects them. Groups of people, not individuals, ask me for CCTV, particularly in inner-city areas where there is deprivation and high criminality. Such areas really need CCTV, and it is a perception that people are a lot safer as a result of it. I also believe that they are safer.