HC Deb 01 July 1959 vol 608 c51W
59. Mr. Lewis

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation if he will give the number of persons who applied for a driving licence during the past year; and how many of these had passed the road driving test.

Mr. Nugent

In the year ended 30th November, 1958, the latest date for which figures are available, 7,745,448 substantive driving licences and 3,142,973 provisional driving licences were issued. No figures are available to indicate how many applicants for substantive driving licences had passed the driving test.