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Closed Circuit Television: Regulation

Volume 501: debated on Tuesday 24 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent consideration he has given to the establishment of a TV Regulator in respect of the use of closed circuit television to monitor public space; and if he will make a statement. (300267)

[holding answer 23 November 2009]: A review of the recommendations of the National CCTV Strategy, including those concerning the regulatory framework, is currently under way. We recognise the important role that CCTV plays in preventing and detecting crime and in raising public confidence. We will announce the outcome of the review to the House.