HC Deb 19 May 2004 vol 421 c1002W
David Davis

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans there are to increase the number of speed cameras in the Humberside area. [171774]

Dr. Howells

Approval has been given to the request by the Humberside Safety Camera Partnership to place four additional fixed camera sites and 13 additional mobile camera sites in the 2004–05 financial year.

Mr. Damian Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will estimate the(a) installation costs and (b) annual maintenance and running costs of a speed camera. [171894]

Mr. Jamieson

The estimated cost of installing a camera site is around £7,000. The estimated cost of a speed or traffic light enforcement camera, which may be used at a site continuously or from time to time, is around £38,000.

Average running costs are estimated at around £5,000 per annum per camera site.