§ Mr. Leslie Huckfield
asked the Minister of Transport how many lorry drivers have so far taken the heavy goods vehicle licence test; what percentage have passed; whether he is satisfied with the working of the scheme; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. Bob Brown
2,824 heavy goods vehicle driving tests had been conducted by 21st February, and the pass rate was 68 per cent. The demand for tests is increasing, and the arrangements are working smoothly.