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Work scraps road-prices plans

Work scraps road-prices plans

Work will “definitely not” proceed using its national road-prices plan should it win the following election, based on new transport minister Lord Adonis.

Former transport secretary Alistair Darling stated in 2004 that Work was dedicated to presenting the plan, which may charge motorists for each mile they drove.

As lately as recently Work still appeared set on presenting the plan, although then transport secretary Geoff Hoon stated it had been “a lengthy way off”.

Labour’s questionable plan continues to be criticised by road customers since it was initially introduced. Road prices was suggested to exchange the tax on fuel, but experts felt motorists would finish up getting to pay for considerably more income to make use of their cars.

The plan was at Labour’s election manifesto in 2005, however this won’t be the situation when Gordon Brown outlines the following manifesto.

Lord Adonis stated: “We will certainly not proceed having a national road-user charging plan within the next parliament.

“It will not be within the Work manifesto for the following election. This isn’t time to become putting that prior to the British people.”

Mark Tisshaw

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