§ 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.