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Minibuses: Driving Licences

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 75957, tabled on 16 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with relevant stakeholders on the removal of restriction 101 on D1 licences in relation to tackling driver shortages.

Answered on

23 November 2021

I am not aware of any discussions with stakeholders over this issue. The restriction is in place to ensure professional drivers meet the higher standards required of those who drive for a living.