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The government makes an estimated £25bn from fuel duty each year, so is there really a desire to ‘go green’? If you've come across a car magazine or a motor show recently you'll have noticed a high percentage of hybrid cars or exclusively electric cars and you would be fooled to thinking that the there is a growing demand . . .
In some countries around the world there are heavy taxes for imported cars and car parts to encourage residents to buy from local manufacturers. You only have to look out the window to see the vast array of foreign manufacturers the UK, so the question is; would Britain benefit from increasing the tax on imported cars?
There is always a direct correlation between improved transport links and increased business but is it guaranteed? HS2 - Spin, lies and statistics. Now, I'm no economist, but that is an eye-watering sum of money and that's before they go over budget - like so many of these big projects do. My biggest question is; do we really need it and how do we fund it?