HC Deb 20 June 1996 vol 279 cc533-4W
Mr. Anthony Coombs

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to announce the results of the latest CCTV challenge competition; and if he will make a statement about plans for future competitions. [34096]

Mr. Maclean

My right hon. and learned Friend will be announcing the results of the 1996–97 closed circuit television challenge competition on Friday 21 June. Details of the successful bids will be placed in the Library. The Government have stated their intention of making £45 million available for CCTV. Some £15 million of this will be available in 1997–98.