Targeting and extension of check testing; widening the syllabus and introducing a banding system in the written examination; and limiting failures in the practical tests.
Does my hon. Friend agree that although those actions will go a long way towards increasing the quality and standard of driving instructors, it might also be a good idea to publish league tables showing how successful individual driving instructors and schools are?
It is certainly true that for a market to work effectively one needs not only competition but information. The point my hon. Friend makes is being considered and discussed with the associations of driving instructors. There are problems, especially those of identifying a candidate with a particular instructor, but we shall report to the House when we have come to a conclusion on these matters.