HC Deb 16 February 1973 vol 850 c443W
Mr. Lomas

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has any evidence of a significant level of forgery of Road Fund licences, including minor forgeries such as the obliteration or alteration of the vehicle registration number on otherwise genuine licences.

Mr. Peyton

There were just over 13,000 police prosecutions for these offences in England and Wales in 1971. The present licence disc is not very easy to forge. I hope that the slightly different disc to be used when vehicle licensing is centralised will make it more so.

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