Vehicle Excise Duty

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 5th June 2008.

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Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle The Exchequer Secretary, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 10:30 am, 5th June 2008

Changes to VED have always been applied in such a way. There is nothing new or unusual about applying new car tax rates to existing cars. Indeed, the Conservative party put up VED rates 13 times when it was last in power, and those increases applied to all cars, not just to some.

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Andrew James
Posted on 9 Jun 2008 4:41 pm (Report this annotation)

Yet again, the best a Labour minister can come with is look at the history books. Who cares what happened under the last Conservative goverment, that was over 11 years ago.