Speed Limits: Cameras

Northern Ireland written question – answered on 17th September 2008.

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Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon UUP, North Down

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many Police Service of Northern Ireland speed camera operations were carried out in each District Command Unit area in each of the last 12 months; and how much accrued from fines arising from these operations in each area over the same period.

Photo of Paul Goggins Paul Goggins Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office

The Chief Constable has provided the following response:

Table 1: Number of speed camera operations and detections April 2007 to March 2008
April 2007 May 2007 June 2007 July 2007
District Number of camera operations Number of detections Number of camera 0perations Number of detections Number of camera operations Number of detections Number of camera operations Number of detections
A 42 24 37 37 32 12 11 21
B 36 44 32 24 24 9 18 25
C 44 72 59 197 68 246 80 211
D 7 0 11 0 5 1 6 5
E 23 359 19 328 17 254 22 278
F 1 27 34 358 27 341 28 196
G 7 85 29 155 29 154 35 204
H 22 89 17 85 23 211 30 143
August 2007 September 2007 October 2007 November 2007
District Number of camera operations Number of detections Number of camera 0perations Number of detections Number of camera operations Number of detections Number of camera operations Number of detections
A 27 9 19 13 34 31 10 0
B 25 20 39 30 28 11 30 11
C 75 250 60 124 66 181 75 182
D 6 0 11 5 10 0 10 1
E 17 320 23 327 13 224 20 207
F 36 354 38 281 28 239 22 159
G 37 235 29 215 38 255 22 114
H 35 187 13 76 26 123 33 134
December 2007 January 2008 February 2008 March 2008
District Number of camera operations Number of detections Number of camera 0perations Number of detections Number of camera operations Number of detections Number of camera operations Number of detections
A 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
B 8 9 20 4 6 2 26 28
C 30 132 42 66 38 51 56 126
D 3 1 21 3 6 3 5 0
E 16 237 28 312 21 261 22 482
F 48 242 30 126 26 151 31 167
G 24 158 28 131 29 288 40 178
H 29 145 16 40 34 90 26 89
Table 2: Total detections and revenue in f inancial year 2007-08
District Total number of camera operations Total number of detections Revenue total (£)
A 213 147 7,200
B 292 217 10,080
C 693 1,838 96,300
D 101 19 2,940
E 241 3,589 161,100
F 349 2,641 94,560
G 347 2,172 95,400
H 304 1,412 68,400
Total 2,540 12,035 535,980
Note:

Detections in any given year may not be directly related to revenue due to:

motorists having up to 4 months in which to pay from detection;

if case heard in court revenue not collected by PSNI; and

small number of cases may be cancelled.

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