Ian Swales – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Ian Swales on 2014-04-10.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency meets the deadline of 1 November 2014 for enabling payment for vehicle tax discs by direct debit.

Stephen Hammond

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has in place a dedicated project team which is working on the systems and other changes needed to deliver direct debits for vehicle excise duty. Progress is being monitored in line with departmental governance procedures.