HC Deb 01 July 1974 vol 876 c66W
Mr. Rathbone

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish the total number of driving licences issued each month by the Swansea licensing centre for each of the last six months for which figures are available, together with the number of the backlog at the end of each of those months.

Mr. Carmichael

Following are the numbers of licences issued and of applications held within the system for medical or other inquiries, including inquiries of applicants, reprocessing or record collection. In addition, about six days' intake of applications is at any one time flowing through the system.

Licence Issues Applications held for above reasons
December 1973 410,024 20,500
January 1974 457,114 21,500
February 1974 769,243 25,500
March 1974 699,398 27,000
April 1974 779,041 29,000
May 1974 856,907 27,000

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