Driving Licences: Foreign Nationals

(asked on 3rd September 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2021 to Question 145054 on Driving Licences: Foreign Nationals, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to further extend the 12-month period for which holders of foreign driving licences can drive in Great Britain using that licence.


Answered by
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
This question was answered on 8th September 2021

The Government does not intend to bring forward legislation to extend the period for which holders of foreign driving licences can drive in GB using that licence.

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