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Red Diesel

Question for Treasury

UIN 906076, tabled on 15 March 2022

If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of postponing the planned changes to red diesel regulations following the increases in fuel prices.

Answered on

15 March 2022

To help meet Net Zero and improve UK air quality, we are reducing the entitlement to use red diesel, which enjoys a duty discount, to come into effect this April.

The full duty rate more fairly reflects the damaging impact of diesel emissions and will incentivise the development of greener alternatives.

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