Motor Industry

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:37 pm on 12th December 1983.

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Photo of Mr James Pawsey Mr James Pawsey , Rugby and Kenilworth 6:37 pm, 12th December 1983

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that there has been a voluntary agreement with the Japanese and that they are now taking only 10 per cent. of the British car market? If we are anxious to put the British motor industry on a sound footing, we should be seeking to abolish car tax. If we do that, we shall expand the home market. That would help to put the British motor industry firmly back on its feet again where it belongs.