The Telegraph reports on IEA research
Mark Littlewood stated, “Rather than taxing motorists so heavily, we should encourage moves to a pay-as-you-go system of pricing. Imagine if, instead of paying directly for each purchase, we all paid for annual season tickets to our local supermarket and could then just help ourselves to whatever we wanted.
The result would be gross inefficiency and even chaos. To keep our traffic flowing and to encourage the appropriate expansion of our transport network, we need road pricing to begin to replace upfront, one off taxes.”
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