Change VED to insurance

Scrap VED on private cars. Introduce a basic third-party injury insurance cost based on car/risk profile.

Investigate a simil;ar approach to commercial vehicles (not so clear as I write this)

Why is this idea important?

Scrap VED on private cars. Introduce a basic third-party injury insurance cost based on car/risk profile.

Investigate a simil;ar approach to commercial vehicles (not so clear as I write this)

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.

Reduce the duty on premium drinks

Reduce the duty on premium quality drinks, in particular real ale, real (British) lager (as defined by CAMRA) and real cider (defined as cider made with pure fruit with no additives other than preservatives – exact definition to be supplied by CAMRA), and single malt whisk(e)y.

Why is this idea important?

Reduce the duty on premium quality drinks, in particular real ale, real (British) lager (as defined by CAMRA) and real cider (defined as cider made with pure fruit with no additives other than preservatives – exact definition to be supplied by CAMRA), and single malt whisk(e)y.