Newspaper calls for debate on road user charging

The Daily Telegraph has published an opinion piece calling for a debate over road pricing to plug the projected funding gap in fuel duty as more people switch to electric vehicles and internal combustion engines become more efficient. In an article linked to the expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, the newspaper argues that […]

OBR report suggests 23% fuel duty rise

Although it wasn’t mentioned in the Chancellor’s Commons speech today, analysis of the Office for Budget Responsibility’s report into the autumn station suggests fuel duty could rise sharply next March. On page 57 or the 68-page document, the OBR report‘s “risks and uncertainties” section mentions the rise. The document says: “The planned 23 per cent […]

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