Taxes and charges on road users - sixth report of session 2008-09

The surge in world oil prices in 2007 and 2008 focused attention on the Government's policy regarding fuel duty increases. Taxes and charges on motorists and the freight industry can have a substantial impact on individuals and companies and shape transport outcomes. Taxes and charges are - or should be - integral to transport policy. The purpose of this inquiry was to examine the links between taxation and transport policy. The findings and recommendations are reported in two parts: those relating to motorists and those to freight. The report contains sections as follows: Introduction; Are motorists overtaxed?; Should expenditure equal revenue?; What measures have been tried?; What options might be tried and why?; Road freight; and Conclusion.

  • Corporate Authors:


    123 KINGSWAY
    LONDON,   United Kingdom  WC2B 6PQ

    House of Commons

  • Publication Date: 2009


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 295p
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: HC 103

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01147019
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Dec 24 2009 8:38AM