A “gargantuan amount of data” on drivers is being held by police from cameras across the country, according to the Scottish Liberal Democrats .

The party said it submitted a Freedom of Information request which showed 852,507,524 number plate records logged by cameras are held on a database, with some available as far back as 2009.

Reported by The Daily Record. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.