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Speed Limits: Cameras

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many mobile speed traps operated in (a) each constituency and (b) each council area in Northern Ireland in each of the last three years. (142634)

The PSNI have advised that the information is not collated in the format requested. Information is available by district command unit which is co-terminus with council area.

District command unit (DCU)

2004 (April1-December)

2005 (January-December)

2006 (January-December)

Antrim

35

42

32

Ards

109

167

151

Armagh

10

4

17

Ballymena

55

44

27

Ballymoney

14

17

36

Banbridge

91

122

72

Carrickfergus

76

100

80

Castlereagh

282

346

350

Coleraine

19

43

24

Cookstown

5

23

18

Craigavon

8

2

8

Down

12

44

6

Dungannon and South Tyrone

12

22

47

East Belfast

197

250

171

Fermanagh

17

29

8

Foyle

55

67

49

Larne

0

0

274

Limavady

8

58

14

Lisburn

26

93

79

Magherafelt

29

44

29

Moyle

19

14

16

North Down

178

282

275

N’Abbey

102

136

78

Newry and Mourne

59

74

58

North Belfast

200

296

210

Omagh

55

70

21

South Belfast

231

269

229

Strabane

0

0

0

West Belfast

156

272

361

1 Figures were not collated centrally until April 2004.

Notes:

1. To date Strabane has no camera safety sites and therefore nil return.

2. Larne DCU had no site in 2004 and 2005.

3. In Down DCU the vehicle was defective from November 2005 to July 2006.

4. In Fermanagh and Omagh DCUs the vehicle was defective from April 2006 to October 2006.