§ Ms Hewitt
[holding answer 23 March 1999]: A consultation paper setting out the options for reforming vehicle excise duty (VED), including a reduction in VED for the smallest, cleanest cars, was published on 3 November. The formal consultation period ended on 31 January. The Government considered carefully all representations received in determining the conditions for eligibility to the reduced rate of vehicle excise duty.
§ Mr. Whittingdale:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many cars will attract the reduced rate of vehicle excise duty for cars with engines up to 1100 cc.