An update on the impact of the environmental taxes is included in the Budget and pre-Budget report. This covers analysis and summaries of data received from a range of sources, including:
an independent evaluation of the impact of the climate change levy, published at Budget 2005;
data on virgin aggregate sales and on the use of recycled aggregate;
data on waste arisings and waste sent to landfill;
reports and studies that cover the energy, waste and aggregate/construction sectors;
formal and informal discussions with industry representative bodies and Government stakeholders; and
information from Revenue and Customs assurance visits.