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Motor Vehicles: Testing

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of vehicles other than HGVs and LGVs failed the MOT test for reasons limited to exhaust emissions in the last 12 months. (151466)

The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) is responsible for the operation of the MOT Scheme. Statistics regarding the number of vehicles that failed the MOT test on the grounds of emissions standards are published annually in VOSA’s Effectiveness Report. This is available on line at and in the House of Commons Library, Business and Transport Section.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when she plans to consult on changes to the UK's MOT testing regime. (152440)