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Vehicle Excise Duty

Treasury written question – answered on 13th June 2011.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice Conservative, Camborne and Redruth

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the annual cost to the Exchequer of restoring the exemption from vehicle excise duty for 25-year-old vehicles.

Photo of David Morris David Morris Conservative, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what criteria apply to the exemption from road tax for classic vehicles registered for more than 25 years.

Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The criterion for a classic vehicle to be exempt from vehicle excise duty is that the vehicle must have been built or registered prior to 1 January 1973. The cost of change has not been estimated as the Government have no plans to change the exemption against the current backdrop of fiscal consolidation.

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