Delegation to Transport for London to grant the Metropolitan Police Service direct access to Automatic Number Plate Recognition data (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-07-15
Session date: 
July 15, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2013
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Despite the Mayoral Decision 1439 being signed by you on the 27th January 2015 and with the document stating that its expected date of publication would be the 15th February the Mayoral Decision was only published on the 29th June 2015.   What is the explanation for such a lengthy delay in publishing this Mayoral Decision?

Answer

Answer for Delegation to Transport for London to grant the Metropolitan Police Service direct access to Automatic Number Plate Recognition data (1)

Answer for Delegation to Transport for London to grant the Metropolitan Police Service direct access to Automatic Number Plate Recognition data (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Following the decision to grant the MPS access to TfL’s network of Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras, further dialogue was required between MOPAC, the MPS and the Information Commissioner’s Office to agree appropriate wording for the road signs indicating where these cameras will be in use for policing purposes.