HC Deb 27 June 1921 vol 143 cc1818-9W
Major GLYN

asked the Minister of Transport what is the total number of vehicles registered under the present Motor Vehicles Tax in Scotland; what sum does such a number of vehicles represent; what number of these vehicles are passenger-carrying, let out on hire, or working on a routine service; and what number are commercial or trade vans, lorries, or light cars?


The total number of motor vehicles, including 24,500 cycles, registered in Scotland up to the 31st May last was approximately 67,340. The total amount realised from these vehicles in the shape of motor taxes was £776,000. Of these vehicles 7,080 were motor hackneys and 1,760 tramcars. There were 11,180 commercial goods vehicles registered.