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Norman Fowler on abolition of road tax

Title
Norman Fowler on abolition of road tax
Genre
Interview
TX Date
22 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:25
Description
Shadow Transport Secretary and Conservative MP, Norman Fowler on Government plans to abolish road tax. Fowler says abolition will increase the price of petrol and hit rural communities harder than urban ones, which have better public transport. Fowler is also angry that the minister did not make a statement in the House of Commons, and is concerned that the Government may not save money on administrative costs. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Norman Fowler
Keywords
Transport; Petroleum; Government; Prices; Taxation; Roads; Public transport; Cars; Road transport; Fiscal policy; Rural areas; Administration

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