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Tax exemption - classic/historic vehicles

Submitted on Tuesday 2nd August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Tax exemption - classic/historic vehicles

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The previous government removed the exemption that allowed vehicles that were 25 years old free vehicle excise licence (VEL).
The cut of date is currently 1 January 1973.
This is due to the age of the vehicle and a presumption of limited mileage.
I propose that this rolling exemption is restored to any vehicles over 25 years old.
This would have a minimal cost to the UK economy whilst keeping this period of motoring history alive.

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