The kids are back at school after half-term and, as anyone who has to endure the daily school run will attest, it is one of the most stressful times of the day. Even when the kids are at their most cooperative and you get out of the house on time, you then have to deal with the traffic chaos around the school as desperate parents frantically hunt for a parking space while simultaneously avoiding the myriad of yellow road markings. For some, though, the temptation to stop on the double yellows or zig-zags while the kids jump out proves just too great. But while it might make their morning a little easier, it not only adds to everyone else’s aggravation but makes the roads more hazardous for those on foot. And so, in what is sure to be a controversial move, seven local councils are to set-up surveillance cameras that will switch on during the school run in an attempt to catch those parents who park or stop illegally.