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Police: CCTV

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will bring forward proposals to reimburse all or part of the costs to local authorities of installing CCTV technologies used by the police. (232154)

The Government have no plans to provide further funding for local authorities to install CCTV. Much of the CCTV currently in place in town centres was funded by the Government through the Crime Reduction Programme between 1999 and 2003, which provided £170 million across England and Wales.