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Heavy Goods Vehicles

Volume 169: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what is the present number of heavy goods vehicles taxed at the 38-tonne limit; and what was the number of such vehicles registered in the past five years.

The number of heavy goods vehicles licensed at the maximum gross vehicle weight was 58,094 as at the end of December 1989. Figures for the previous five years are as follows:

Number
198850,453
198739,928
198632,967
198526,309
198419,071

hon. Friend to pursue the matter directly with the chairman, who, I am sure, will wish to investigate the complaint.