Motoring taxes have been handled so badly that drivers no longer trust what ministers say the charges pay for, an MPs’ report says.
Inconsistency over justification for green taxes “tarnished their image”, according to the transport committee.
Ministers should also abandon the link between unpopular congestion charge schemes and transport funding, it adds.
The government said billions had been spent on public transport and it was committed to improving travel options.
The cross-party committee concluded that road users remained “an important source of revenue” but needed to be treated “fairly and with openness”. Full Story…
Source: BBC News
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