HC Deb 02 July 1979 vol 969 c417W
Mr. Kinnock

asked the Minister of Transport what is the number of persons waiting for driving tests in Great Britain, Wales, Gwent and Mid-Glamorgan, respectively; and what was this figure at the same time in 1971 and 1975.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The numbers of applications currently outstanding are:

Great Britain 879,840
Wales 39,879
Gwent 7,876
Mid-Glamorgan 7,731

The figures for Great Britain in 1971 and 1975 were 200,050 and 496,360 respectively. Comparable figures for Wales, Gwent, and Mid-Glamorgan are not available.