HC Deb 28 February 1928 vol 214 cc205-6
37. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Minister of Transport if he has recent figures of motor and other power-driven vehicles on the roads engaged in the carriage of goods and passengers, respectively; and if he will give the two figures?

Colonel ASHLEY

According to returns recently furnished by the licensing authorities, the numbers of goods vehicles and hackney vehicles respectively bearing licences current during any part of the quarter ended 30th September last were as follow:

Goods vehicles (including road locomotives and tractors) 287,664
Hackney vehicles 95,752