§ Mr. David Young
asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether the rates of vehicle excise duty reflect the damage caused by each class of vehicle to roads.
§ Mr. Ridley
The relationship between vehicle excise duty and the road track costs of different classes of vehicle was set out in the answer that my hon. Friend the Minister for State gave the hon. Member for Newport, East (Mr. Hughes) on 25 April, at column516–17.