Motor Vehicles (Taxation).

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 6th April 1922.

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Photo of Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook , Basingstoke

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport if he has received a communication from the Hampshire Automobile Club, with a copy of a resolution expressing their opinion that the incidence of the present tax on motor vehicles is inequitable in several ways, and that in particular it is advisable to adopt a method of taxation based on road user; and whether he will now consider a revision of the present method of taxation?

Photo of Mr Arthur Neal Mr Arthur Neal , Sheffield, Hillsborough

The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. As regards the second part, I have nothing to add to the answer which I gave to my hon. and gallant Friend on the 13th February.