MPs call on Treasury to stop giving green taxes a bad name

7th July 2011

The Aldersgate Group's evidence on environmental taxation was referenced in an Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into Budget 2011 that was published today. The AG argued that the fair fuel stabiliser was a missed opportunity to reduce taxes on income rather than to pay for a decrease in Fuel Duty and that greening the economy should be at the heart of the Government's plans for growth. The AG's Executive Director, Andrew Raingold, appeared as a witness before the inquiry.

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