HC Deb 26 November 1951 vol 494 c111W
Mr. Storey

asked the Minister of Transport the gross, and the net receipts, respectively, from fees for driving tests for the latest convenient period; also the percentage of applicants qualifying at the first attempt, at the second attempt and at the third or later attempts, respectively.

Mr. Maclay

In the year ended 31st March, 1951, receipts from fees for driving tests amounted to £258,500. Expenses, including administrative costs, were estimated at £341,500, an excess of £83,000 over receipts. Candidates are not asked for information about previous failures, and records of failures are not kept.