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Motor Cars Registered In Southern Ireland (Entry Into Northern Ireland)

Volume 720: debated on Thursday 18 November 1965

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many hire cars registered in Southern Ireland and driven by United Kingdom residents entered Northern Ireland in each of the six months from April to September, 1965; and whether he is satisfied with the working of the new regulations for these.

The figures are as follows:

April129
May203
June376
July334
August389
September288
These figures are for first entries only; a vehicle included in the figures may have crossed the land boundary a number of times during its period of hire.The answer to the second part of the question is "yes".

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many private cars registered in Southern Ireland entered Northern Ireland for the first time in each of the six months from April to September, 1965; and how this figure compares with previous years.

The figures for 1964 and 1965 are as follows:

19641965
April3,3056,832
May4,5746,196
June4,9327,594
July6,40810,113
August7,56012,221
September4,0266,055
Total30,80549,011
Figures for earlier years are not readily available.