HC Deb 08 February 1985 vol 72 cc715-6W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of privately run transport services have had their operating licences revoked during the the last five years.

Mr. David Mitchell

Public service vehicle operators' licensing was introduced on 1 April 1981. Statistics of revocations are collected for April-March years. In 1981–82 the traffic commissioners revoked 19 licences, in 1982–83, 17, and in 1983–84, 16. These figures represent about 0.3 per cent. annually of the total number of PSV operators' licences held by private sector operators.

individual bridges and tunnels on roads within his responsibility which have been implemented in each year since 1979.

Mrs. Chalker

The increases made by the undertak-ings concerned are as follows: