After more than a century on the road, our automotive industry is overdue for a completely new engine.
Posts Tagged: Motorists
Post-Brexit Britain should introduce ambitious limits and policies to be a global leader on clean air.
Both traditional vehicles and traditional ownership patterns are set to become a thing of the past. We must not let Brexit cloud our eyes to what really need to be done.
With Westminster, Holyrood, and City Hall all setting overlapping rules, confusion and expense are sure to follow.
I hope that fellow Conservative MPs will support my attempt to rebalance the scales in favour of drivers and responsible companies.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Cutting the cost of living. Building more houses. Protecting the NHS. Developing skills. A draft of the proposals Hammond should deliver.
We cannot say the NHS is free at the point of access if people face extortionate fees to get to appointments or visit sick relatives.
The Government should form an alliance with motorists, not raise taxes which will hike the costs of commuting, public transport, and food.
All agree that something must be done. But everyone would prefer that someone else is the one to do it.
The ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2040 sends a good long-term signal, but we need tougher measures to address the short-term damage.
A compensation scheme will be welcome. But the Government might yet have to introduce other punitive measures.
Millions followed official advice and bought diesel cars. They must not be punished for the errors of others.
From business rates to car insurance, errors are being made.
Agreeing zero tariffs is good, but non-tariff barriers matter just as much.