Retail Motor Industry Federation director Sue Robinson is to meet ministers on February 24 to discuss the possible launch of a vehicle scrappage scheme in the UK.
Ms Robinson will meet Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Angela Eagle to discuss the issue. She is also speaking to opposition parties about the matter including Mark Prisk MP, who has responsibility for the motor industry within the Conservative Shadow business team.
The motor industry has been calling for a scrappage scheme to be launched in a bid to kick start sales of new cars and vans.
In a letter to the Governmment, the RMI has proposed that:
The Society of Manufacturers and Motor Traders is also in direct contact with the government about vehicle scrappage proposals and while it has not seen RMIF suggestions, it expected its own to be along a similar line.