To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of (a) the numbers of people applying for a driving licence and (b) how many people have (i) passed and (ii) failed for each of the last five years.
20 November 2020
Driver licensing and testing are devolved in Northern Ireland and are the responsibility of the Driver and Vehicle Agency, part of the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure. The information provided is for licences issued and tests taken in Great Britain only.
The number of applications received by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency for a provisional GB driving licence for the last five years is:
Number of first applications for a provisional driving licence received
The number of GB car driving tests passed and failed in the last five years is:
These figures relate to the number of tests taken. Individual drivers may sit more than one driving test.