HC Deb 28 March 1979 vol 965 c214W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is the average length of time for learner drivers awaiting a driving test in (a) the Walsall area, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England and Wales; and if any measures are to be taken to reduce the waiting period.

Mr. Horam

Twenty-three weeks, 24 weeks and 25 weeks respectively. Additional examiners are being recruited throughout the country.