§ Mr. Paul Marsden
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the number of fines issued from speeding camera convictions in each year since 1997 in Shrewsbury and Atcham was. 
§ Caroline Flint
The available information on the number of court fines and fixed penalties issued within the police force area of West Mercia for the offence of712W 'speeding detected by camera' for 1997–2001 is shown in the table. It is not possible from the data collected centrally to identify Shrewsbury and Atcham.
Information for 2002 will be available in the spring.
Fines and fixed penalties data for speeding offences detected by camera1,2 within West Mercia police force area, 1997–2001 Total fined at all courts Fixed penalty notices issued 1997 92 ߞ 1998 67 5,500 1999 166 8,800 2000 207 13,800 2001 434 24,400 1Automatic cameras until 1998, all camera types from 1999. 2Offences under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and The Motor Vehicles (Speed Limits on Motorways) Regulations 1973.