§ Mr. Corrie
asked the Secretary of State for Transport at what location in Scotland courses are run by his Department to qualify garage mechanics to perform the Ministry of Transport tests; and what is the current delay in each between an application being received and a place being allocated.
§ Mr. Horam
The location of courses in Scotland for nominated testers and the delay between receipt of application and attendance at a course are as follows:
Location Period of delay Aberdeen 8–9 weeks Bishopbriggs 6–8 weeks Inverness 8–9 weeks Kilmarnock 6–8 weeks Livingston 6–8 weeks Perth 8–9 weeks