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Driving: Licensing

Volume 506: debated on Thursday 4 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many people (a) over and (b) under retirement age in each police force area have had their driving licence withdrawn in each of the last five years. (320130)

The information requested is not readily available and would incur disproportionate costs to gather. However, the following table provides the number of people (a) over and (b) at or below 65, whose driving licence has been withdrawn for the reasons quoted.

Medically withdrawn/refusedDisqualifiedRevokedTotal

(a)

(b)

(a)

(b)

(a)

(b)

(a)

(b)

2009

9,979

15,632

2,658

132,945

740

73,386

13,377

221,963

2008

9,328

12,718

3,297

153,787

805

88,230

13,430

254,735

2007

8,833

11,038

3,894

168,954

640

71,916

13,367

251,908

2006

7,757

9,588

4,152

174,695

436

61,692

12,345

245,975

2005

6,070

7,351

2,534

79,388

306

33,31 1

8,910

120,050