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A granddad who has been driving for almost 40 years has been forced to put his L plates back on - after the DVLA lost his licence.

Sidney Iliffe, 56, has lost his job after he moved home and sent his full licence off to be updated with a new address, but was sent back a provisional.

Now the former police driver must be accompanied by a fully-qualified motorist every time he gets on the road, and must steer clear of motorways.

The government agency claims they have no record of his full licence - despite him having re-registered six times since he passed in 1978.