Motorists face being clobbered with bills potentially running into thousands of pounds a year under EU proposals for Europe-wide road tolls, it emerged last night.
European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc wants a standardised driving tax across all EU member states. Vehicle owners would be charged for every mile driven under a high-tech scheme based on satellite-tracking systems.
Luke Stanley, of cross-party Eurosceptic campaign group Get Britain Out, said:
“The public already pays for the upkeep of British roads through taxes, not to mention roads across Europe funded by our extortionate EU membership fee.
“Brussels bureaucrats like Ms Bulc do not understand the EU’s 28 member states are too divergent for the ‘one size fits all’ approach.
“If we are to resist the damaging policies inflicted upon us by the whims of Eurofanatic zealots, we need to get Britain out the EU.”
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