Prime minister Tony Blair knew the government would abandon a Railtrack rescue plan in order to hasten its demise. The revelations appeared in a briefing note to the prime minister - sent three weeks before the company went into administration.
The AA is to publish an atlas of speed camera locations in time for the motoring organisation's 100th birthday in June. Fixed speed cameras will be listed separately from areas designated for mobile cameras. Sales of the atlas are expected to exceed three million.