Speed Limits: Cameras

Home Department written question – answered on 13th September 2013.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department

(1) how many speed cameras there have been in (a) Ashfield constituency, (b) Nottinghamshire, (c) the East Midlands and (d) England in each of the last five years;

(2) how many people were caught speeding by a speed camera in (a) Ashfield constituency, (b) Nottinghamshire, (c) the East Midlands and (d) England in each of the last five years;

(3) how much has been generated through speed cameras in (a) the East Midlands and (b) England in each of the last five years.

Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne The Minister of State, Home Department

Information is not held centrally on the number of speed cameras and numbers of people who have been caught speeding by a speed camera. Available data held by the Home Office is at police force area level and relates to the number of persons who were issued with a fixed penalty notice for speeding offences by speed cameras in the Nottinghamshire police force area, East Midlands, England and England and Wales. The data is given in the following table. Information relating to Ashfield constituency is not collected centrally.

Number of fixed penalty notices issued for speeding offences detected by cameras , Nottinghamshire police force area, East Midlands, England, England and Wales region, 2007 to 2011
  Nottinghamshire East Midlands England England and Wales
2007 1,296,137
2008 1,047,523
2009 30,005 76,609 817,279 884,749
2010 16,614 59,862 724,322 783,666
2011 17,407 58,176 585,431 625,518

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