Vehicles: Automatic Plate Recognition

House of Lords written question – answered on 3rd June 2010.

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Photo of Lord Corbett of Castle Vale Lord Corbett of Castle Vale Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have to restrict the use of vehicle registration number-plate recognition cameras.

Photo of Baroness Neville-Jones Baroness Neville-Jones Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

In keeping with our pledge to safeguard freedoms and protect civil liberties we believe it important to ensure that the use of automatic number-plate recognition technology is proportionate in order to command public confidence. We will therefore be considering whether more needs to be done to strengthen controls and safeguards relating to its use.

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