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Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Driving Licences

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL2817, tabled on 4 October 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 22 September (HL2684), how many HGV drivers with a group C+E licence but without a Driver CPC are aged between (1) 18 and 40, (2) 41 and 50, (3) 51 and 55, (4) 56 to 60, (5) 61 to 65, (6) 66 to 70, and (7) 71 to 90.

Answered on

14 October 2021

The table below shows the number of drivers in each age group holding category C or C+E driving entitlement and who do not have a certificate of professional competence as of 18 September.

Age Groups

Category C

Category C+E

18 to 40

76,692

78,058

41 to 50

51,095

40,081

51 to 55

12,206

14,605

56 to 60

6,688

14,225

61 to 65

2,532

9,059

66 to 70

326

1,476

71 to 90

124

1,467

149,663

158,971