Motorcycles: Licensing:Written question - 188060

Q
Asked by David Simpson
(Upper Bann)
Asked on: 05 November 2018
Department for Transport
Motorcycles: Licensing
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of motorcycle licences issued in each of the last three years.
A
Answered by: Jesse Norman
Answered on: 15 November 2018

The specific information requested is not held. However, there are currently around 3.7 million drivers in Great Britain who hold entitlement to drive a motorcycle. The number of licences issued in each of the last three years following a notification of a motorcycle test pass being received by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is shown in the table below:

Year

Number of motorcycle licences

2015

36,939

2016

39,492

2017

41,150

2018

30,870

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