Motorists face having to pay increased road tax as the Treasury considers plans to claw back hundreds of millions of pounds in revenue that will be lost as drivers opt for greener carsDrivers of 'green' cars have long been enjoying tax breaks in road taxes not available to drivers of others gas guzzlers like Chelsea tractors.
Labour has accused the Coalition of planning a “stealth tax” on drivers, effectively punishing them for going greenQuite rightly so. Why should so-called green cars enjoy tax breaks for using the same roads?
necessary to ensure the “sustainability of the public finances”
Greenie logic? Now there's an oxymoron if ever there was one.