Stop charging VAT on excise duty.

Currently the British Government charge excise duty on all types of fuel.  In addition to this the British Government charge VAT on the same products and an proportion of this is charged on the Excise Duty thereby taxing a tax.  Whilst this obviously brings in a significant amount of money for HM Treasury surely it is unjust to TAX a TAX.

Why is this idea important?

Currently the British Government charge excise duty on all types of fuel.  In addition to this the British Government charge VAT on the same products and an proportion of this is charged on the Excise Duty thereby taxing a tax.  Whilst this obviously brings in a significant amount of money for HM Treasury surely it is unjust to TAX a TAX.