Orders of the Day — Car Tax (Abolition) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 25th November 1992.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Nelson Mr Anthony Nelson , Chichester 7:30 pm, 25th November 1992

The hon. Gentleman says that people will not buy cars until they have job security, but in a sense the converse is more persuasive: revival of the car industry is a necessary precondition for the security of many jobs. I shall later explain the central importance that I and, I think, many hon. Members attach to the car, automotive and components industries, which are crucial.