Automatic Number Plate Recognition

Home Department written question – answered on 27th June 2007.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the percentage of (a) driver and (b) vehicle information held on the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency's Automated Number Plate Recognition database that is inaccurate.

Photo of Tony McNulty Tony McNulty Minister of State (Security, Counter-Terrorism and Police), Home Office

Driver information held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is not used to support use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) as the technology applies to vehicles only.

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