Defence School of Transport

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 12th January 2016.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many HGV drivers were trained at the Defence School of Transport, Leconfield, in the last 12 months; and what the maximum student capacity of that school was in the last year.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)

The term 'HGV' (Heavy Goods Vehicle) is no longer used and has been replaced by 'LGV' (Large Goods Vehicle).

The training year runs from 31 March until 1 April.

As at 31 December 2015, a total of 1,057 military personnel had been trained as LGV drivers at the Defence School of Transport, Leconfield during this training year. The annual capacity for these courses is 1,303 personnel.

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