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Telegraph adds voice to road pricing debate

Barely a month after The Times attempted to reignite the public debate about the pros and cons of nationwide road charging (LTT 16 Mar), and numerous papers became excited about the prospect of new road infrastructure being paid for by tolls (LTT 30 Mar), The Daily Telegraph weighed into the fray with a column by one Roger Bootle (described by Capital Economics, the company that employs him, as “one of the City of London’s best-known economists”). “There is much wailing...

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Emma
17 Apr 2012

Mr Bootle might be described as a good economist but he doesn't know that the Road Fund Licence was abolished in 1937. Roads are funded through general taxation, with budgets decided by the Treasury; there is no hypothecation!