HC Deb 22 March 1948 vol 448 c290W
82. Sir W. Wakefield

asked the Minister of Transport the number of "B" licences granted, and the number of vehicles operating under such licences for the years ending 31st December, 1946 and 1947, respectively.

Mr. Barnes

The number of operators with "B" licences or "B" defence permits was 29,542 at 27th December, 1946, and 32,508 at 26th December, 1947. The corresponding numbers of vehicles were 58,386 for 1946 and 64,418 for 1947.