HC Deb 13 February 1980 vol 978 c716W
Mr. Fry

asked the Minister of Transport whether (a) male and (b) female applicants to become driving test examiners are required or expected to state that they would be willing to be trained to ride motor cycles in order to become qualified to conduct motor cycle tests.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

All applicants are told that they will in due course have to take motorcycle training. Motorcycle testing is an important part of examiners' work, and they cannot do it unless they are themselves expert riders.

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