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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:12 pm on 27th November 2014.

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Photo of Alan Reid Alan Reid Liberal Democrat, Argyll and Bute 12:12 pm, 27th November 2014

The new DVLA contract with Specsavers for drivers’ eye tests has meant that constituents in Campbeltown or Islay have to travel 90 miles by road or take a four-hour ferry journey to get their eye tests, which is completely unacceptable. May we have an urgent statement from the Department for Transport to allow my constituents to have an eye test locally, because they certainly do not want to go to Specsavers?