To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the present service and staffing of his Department's driving test centre in Bristol, in view of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State's statement in a letter to the hon. Member for
|Commercial air transport aircraft involved in airmisses1|
|Year||Definitive risk (A)||Possible risk (B)||Total3(A and B)||No risk (C)||Total4(A, B and C)|
|1 An 'airmiss' is said to have occurred when a pilot considers that his aircraft may have been endangered by the proximity of another aircraft.|
|2 Assessment for 1987 is not yet complete.|
|3 Total risk bearing.|
|4 Total commercial transport aircraft in airmisses.|
Taunton on 15 February that the computerised system will he fully operational in March and there should then be a significant improvement in the service to the public.
Driving test bookings in the western traffic area will be fully computerised from 28 March.The computer system is working satisfactorily. The associated telephone system is not. This is under urgent review within the Department. In the meantime public access has been limited to 10 am to noon and 2 pm to 4 pm daily.