§ Mr. Morris
asked the Minister of Transport where driving licence testing stations are situated in Wales; and how many Welsh-speaking examiners are available at each one.
§ Mr. Marples
I give below a list of the 25 driving test centres in Wales and Monmouthshire, at three of which—Carmarthen, Lampeter and Bangor—there is a Welsh-speaking examinee. Of the 63 Driving Examiners in Wales 44 lived there at the time of their appointment.
Name Place of residence Nominated by Period l5thNov.–14th Nov. Councillor H. Beynon … … Cardiff … … Cardiff County Borough council 1958–1962 Councillor R. Davies, B.A. … … Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire Ebbw Vale Urban District Council 1961–1963 County Councillor Major S. J. Dickinson, M.B.E. Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire County Council 1953–1956 County Councillor W. J. G. Evans … Swansea … … Breconshire County Council 1959–1962 Alderman (later County Councillor) Lt.-Col. R. F. Foster, T.D., D.L. Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire Haverfordwest Municipal Borough Council and from 1960 Milford Urban District Council also 1956–1963 County Alderman W. J. Greene, J.P. Abertysswg, Monmouthshire Monmouthshire County Council 1956–1957 Councillor (later Alderman) R. Gronow, J.P. Swansea … … Swansea County Borough Council 1955–1961 Councillor A. Hesling, M.B.E., M.C., J.P., B.Sc. (Econ.) Bridgend, Glamorgan Bridgend Urban District council 1953–1954 County Alderman B. G. Howells, O.B.E. Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire County Council 1962–1963 Councillor E. C. Jordon … … Caerleon, Monmouth Caerleon Urban District Council 1953–1957 County Alderman W. G. Macey, J.P. Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire Monmouthshire County Council 1957–1959 Councillor F. Marchant … … Cymmer, nr. Port Talbot, Glamorgan Glyncorrwg Urban District Council 1962–1963 Alderman S. Mitchell, O.B.E., J.P. … Tonypandy, Rhondda, Glamorgan Rhondda Municipal Borough Council 1957–1958 Alderman E. R. Morgan … … Brecon, Breconshire … Brecon Municipal Borough Council 1962–1963 Councillor E. H. Parker … … Pontypool, Monmouthshire Pontypool Urban District Council 1957–1959 Councillor W. S. Pritchard, A.M.Inst.B.E. Builth Wells, Breconshire Builth Wells Urban District Council 1953–1962 County Alderman M. LL. G. Williams, J.P. Llanybyther, Cardigan Cardigan County Council 1954–1957 No deputy traffic commissioners are salaried, but they are entitled to subsistence allowances and travelling expenses.
List of Driving Test Centres Abergavenny. Llanelly. Ammanford. Machynlleth. Bangor. Merthyr Tydfil. Brecon. Mold. Bridgend. Monmouth. Cardiff. Newport. Carmarthen. Newton. Haverfordwest. Pwllheli. Lampeter. Rhyl. Llandrindod Wells. Swansea. Llandudno. Wrexham. Occasional centres Cardigan. Bala. Caernarvon. Holyhead.