The Liberal Democrats will launch a green tax campaign at their annual party
conference, highlighting a plan to shift the tax burden on families to
Sir Menzies Campbell, leader of the LibDems, has made ‘green’ taxation the
heart of his struggle with Labour and the Conservatives.
Tax plans – to be debated at the party’s conference – would mean
environmental taxes would rise by £8bn a year to fund significant cuts in income
tax for families.
Greater green taxes would come from a sharp increase in the tax on aviation
as well as sharp increases in car tax on the most polluting vehicles, especially
Addressing a rally of party activists over the weekend Sir Menzies declared
that the party’s environmental tax policies were ‘the most radical ever from any
major UK political party’.
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