HC Deb 15 May 1984 vol 60 c87W
Dr. Twinn

asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether he will now announce the result of the consultations on exchange of further foreign driving licences.

Mrs. Chalker

Following consultation with representative organisations, my right hon. Friend has made an order under the Road Traffic (Driving Licences) Act 1983, designating the following countries and territoryAustralia, Kenya, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Hong Kong.

New residents in Great Britain who hold currently valid licences issued in any of these places can apply to exchange them for ordinary driving licences with effect from 1 June 1984. The application must be made within the first year of residence, surrendering a currently valid exchangable licence.