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Would road pricing be fair?

14 July 2023

3:43 AM

14 July 2023

3:43 AM

Sometimes there is a problem so glaring that you wonder why no one is addressing it.

Sooner or later, the government is going to have to deal with the black hole that will appear in the public finances as a result of the switch to electric cars. True, Jeremy Hunt has announced that electric cars registered from April 2025 onwards will have to pay road tax: £10 in their first year followed by £165 a year from then onwards.

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