§ Mr. Sweeney
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what proposals he has to amend the law relating to the display of "D" plates by learner drivers in Wales. 
§ Mr. Richards
The Government are considering amending the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1987 to permit learner drivers in Wales to display "D" plates in preference to "L" plates if they wish. A consultation document seeking the views of the public and organisations with an interest in this matter is being issued today and a copy has been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.