HC Deb 12 February 2004 vol 417 c1666W
Mr. Amess

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when speed cameras were first introduced(a) in Prittlewell Chase and (b) on the A127 within the boundaries of Southend; and how many have been introduced since this date. [153809]

Mr. Jamieson

From information provided by the Essex Safety Camera Partnership, the first speed camera to be used in Prittlewell Chase was a mobile unit in February 2001. A second mobile site location was subsequently approved and was first used in March 2001. The first speed camera introduced on the A127 was a fixed unit placed in 2001. A further four fixed cameras were introduced during 2003.