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Motor Vehicle Licences

Volume 437: debated on Friday 16 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Transport the number of motor-propelled vehicles, of all descriptions, licensed in the years 1938 and 1946, in the classes 8–12 h.p., 14–20 h.p., 22 h.p., and more.

Mr. BARNES, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, I2th March, 1947, Vol. 434, c. 218], made the following statement:

Numbers of cars, etc., taxed on horsepower for which licences were current at any time during the quarter ended 30th September, 1946. The 1938 figures (quoted earlier) are shown for purposes of comparison.
OverNot over19461938
8 h.p.578,716556,864
812 h.p.865,503867,275
1214 h.p.145,283197,893
1420 h.p.117,334213,205
2022 h.p.14,76026,448