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Diesel Vehicles: Excise Duties

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 66277, tabled on 2 March 2017

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to increase road tax for diesel vehicles.

Answered on

10 March 2017

The Government is committed to improving air quality, and will consult on a detailed draft plan later this year which will set out how we will achieve our air quality goals. Alongside this, the Government will continue to explore the appropriate tax treatment for diesel vehicles, and will continue to engage with stakeholders.

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