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Electric Vehicle Trading Scheme and Road Usage Duty (Consultation) Bill [HL]

Volume 801: debated on Thursday 23 January 2020

First Reading

A Bill to provide for a public consultation on the introduction of a trading obligation on vehicle manufacturers to increase the proportion of electrically propelled light passenger vehicles sold and on the introduction of a road usage duty to reduce transport carbon emissions; and to provide for graduated rates of duty to apply to modified vehicles.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Worthington, read a first time and ordered to be printed.