Tax new diesel cars up to £5,000 to cut pollution, says report

Tax new diesel cars up to £5,000 to cut pollution, says report

Money raised should be spent on improving public transport, cycling and walking, advise researchers

The purchase of highly polluting diesel cars in the UK should be discouraged with a tax of up to £5,000 to help tackle the public health emergency of air pollution, according to a new report.

The policy could be particularly important following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, which until now has set most pollution rules.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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