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Road Safety

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many road deaths there have been in the Leicester city council area in each of the last five years. (86141)

The number of fatalities in personal injury road accidents in the City of Leicester in each year from 2001 to 2005 is shown in the following table.

Fatalities in City of Leicester: 2001-05

Number

2001

10

2002

4

2003

7

2004

11

2005

10

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many speed cameras there are in (a) the Leicestershire county council area and (b) in Leicester city. (86142)

The table shows the number of speed camera sites, broken down by type, which are operated by the Leicestershire Safety Camera Partnership.

Leicestershire

Leicester city

Total

Fixed

8

7

15

Mobile

43

22

65

Total

51

29

80

There may be several camera housings contained within one site. The police have the discretion to enforce speed limits outside the national safety camera programme, and this could happen anywhere on the road network.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were (a) killed and (b) injured in road traffic accidents in (i) the London borough of Bexley and (ii) Greater London in each of the last five years. (86223)

The number of (a) fatalities and (b) injuries in (i) the London borough of Bexley and (ii) Greater London resulting from personal injury road accidents reported to the police1 in each of the last five years is given in the following table.

Number of fatalities and injuries in personal injury road accidents1 in Bexley and Greater London: 2001-2005

Bexley

Greater London

Fatalities

Injured2

Fatalities

Injured2

2001

8

892

300

44,322

2002

8

976

281

41,227

2003

4

762

272

38,205

2004

2

730

216

34,365

2005

6

660

214

31,691

1 Reported to the police

2 Includes serious and slight injuries.