The Respect Task Force is providing funding for 'Talking CCTV' in 20 areas, using this new technology to target litterbugs and those behaving antisocially. These areas are involving children in competitions and activities, encouraging them to use their 'pester power' in a positive way to tell the grown-ups what behaviour they want to see, and what they do not.
The 20 areas receiving Respect funding for Talking CCTV are:
Information on councils who might have developed talking CCTV using other funding sources is not held centrally.
The task force has no current plans to fund further roll-out to other areas.
The announcement of Respect funding for these 20 areas was made on