Driving Standards Agency

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:29 pm on 13th May 2008.

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Photo of Tom Harris Tom Harris Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) 11:29 pm, 13th May 2008

I would not deviate from the phraseology that I have already used. Most people who use Trowbridge should not have to travel more than 20 miles to get to an alternative test centre—

The motion having been made after Ten o'clock, and the debate having continued for half an hour, Mr. Deputy Speaker adjourned the House without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order.

Adjourned at twenty minutes to Twelve o'clock.


Nigel Perry
Posted on 15 May 2008 1:07 am (Report this annotation)

What a shambles. Another commitment to an EU-inspired policy for which our rulers lack both the resources and the competence required to deliver it.

Or ... is it an inspired policy to reduce motorcycling casualties by making it almost impossible to learn to ride one properly?

Here's an idea: to achieve a huge reduction in road casualties - especially among motor cyclists, pedal cyclists and pedestrians - bring back the traffic police and let them remove from our roads the 10% of drivers who cause 90% of injuries.