§ Mr. Grocott
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, in the latest year for which figures are available, how many persons have had their driving licence returned to them after a conviction for driving while under the influence of alcohol and, of those, how many were required to produce evidence of education or treatment for alcoholism; and how many were refused the restoration of their licence because of their inability to produce such evidence.
Receipts in the Department of Transport programme in respect of running costs expenditure £ million 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 Central Government Licensing and testing schemes (receipts from the driver testing and training organisation and from the vehicle inspectorate for support services) 4 5 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 Research and development (receipts in respect of research carried out at the Transport and Road Research Laboratory on repayment terms) 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 Driver and vehicle licensing (mainly fees for transfer of cherished marks and for duplicate licences) 4 6 6 7 9 10 10 10 11
(1) None of these receipts was in respect of payments included in other Departments' running costs.
(2) Figures in the table are consistent with Cm 288.