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Swindon Boys at it again

BBC NEWS | England | Wiltshire | Speed camera cut down and stolen

"What they don't realise is that speed cameras are not put up for the fun of it," she (Miss Hissy the Police spokeslady) said.
"We have revenue targets and crime detection figures to reach and speed cameras enable us to do it while we sit on our lardy arses and eat donuts, Sorry.. They are there because an area has a history of speeding casualties."

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Channel 4's '30 minutes' program last week about over-regulation touched on speed cameras. Presenter Peter Oborne asked an official how much profit the cameras in his authority produced. The official said that they did not produce any profit. When pressed, he confirmed that they generated a 'revenue surplus' of 5 million.

Slimy bastard.

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