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Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many vehicle excise duty (VED) licences were issued for domestic vehicles registered at addresses in City of York constituency in each VED band in each of the last five years. (257841)

The numbers of licensed cars registered to private keepers in the City of York parliamentary constituency at the end of each of the last five years were:

Vehicle excise duty band

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

A: Up to 100g/km CO2

0

0

0

0

0

B: 101-120 g/km CO2

16

18

35

76

159

C: 121-150 g/km CO2

102

220

294

357

454

D: 151-165 g/km CO2

71

158

282

404

549

E: 166-185 g/km CO2

792

1,181

1,519

1,848

2,211

F: Over 185 g/km CO2-registered before 23 March 2006

1,572

2,427

3,142

3,725

4,182

G: Over 225 g/km CO2—registered on or after 23 March 2006

n/a

n/a

n/a

70

162

Licensed in the private and light goods vehicles class

29,941

30,057

29,628

28,991

28,096

Exempt from VED

905

779

697

679

631

Total number of licensed privately owned cars

33,399

34,840

35,597

36,150

36,444

Cars registered prior to 1 March 2001 are licensed in the private and light goods vehicles class and not in relation to their carbon dioxide emissions.

Statistics relating to the end of 2008 are not yet available, but are due to be published in April 2009.