§ Mr. Martyn Jones
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the paper, "Reforming Transport Taxes", published by the European Conference of Ministers of Transport. 
§ John Healey
The Chancellor notes the contents of this report, which looks at the options for transport taxation in general, and more specifically at the tax treatment of the road haulage industry.
The report will be considered along with other evidence and analysis as the Government takes forward their agenda on lorry road-user charging, and national road-user charging, as outlined in Budget 2004.