39. Vehicle Excise Duty (Rates for Light Passenger Vehicles etc)

– in the House of Commons at 6:52 pm on 14th March 2017.

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Resolved,

That—

(1) Schedule 1 to the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (annual rates of duty) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1 (general rate of duty)—

(a) in sub-paragraph (2) (vehicle not covered elsewhere in Schedule with engine cylinder capacity exceeding 1,549cc), for “£235” substitute “£245”, and

(b) in sub-paragraph (2A) (vehicle not covered elsewhere in Schedule with engine cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,549cc), for “£145” substitute “£150”.

(3) In paragraph 1B (graduated rates of duty for light passenger vehicles)—

(a) in the words before paragraph (a), for “tables” substitute “table”,

(b) in paragraph (a), at the end insert “and”,

(c) in paragraph (b), at the end omit “, and”,

(d) omit paragraph (c),

(e) for Tables 1 and 2 substitute—

(f) in the sentence immediately following Table 2—

(i) at the beginning, for “Table 2” substitute “The table”, and

(ii) for paragraphs (a) and (b) substitute—

“(a) in column (3), in the last two rows, “295” were substituted for “510” and “525”, and

(b) in column (4), in the last two rows, “305” were substituted for “520” and “535”.”

(4) In paragraph 1J (VED rates for light goods vehicles), in paragraph (a), for “£230” substitute “£240”.

(5) In paragraph 2(1) (VED rates for motorcycles)—

(a) in paragraph (a), for “£17” substitute “£18”,

(b) in paragraph (b), for “£39” substitute “£41”,

(c) in paragraph (c), for “£60” substitute “£62”, and

(d) in paragraph (d), for “£82” substitute “£85”.

(6) The amendments made by this Resolution have effect in relation to licences taken out on or after 1 April 2017.

And it is declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.