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Decision details

Considerations of emission based charging and the future of the diesel levy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Findings of the diesel levy review and emission based charging considerations as per the ToR previously agreed.




1.    That the findings of the Diesel Levy and Emissions based charging review and comment on the emerging emissions based charging proposals be noted.

2.    That officers be authorised to proceed to consultation on the recommended approach and proposed model and charges for future emission based charging including the ULEZ type supplement.

3.    That the formal consultation process set out in section 12 of the report be agreed and to have due regard to any comments raised as part of the formal consultation process in taking a final decision on whether to proceed with the implementation of any changes.

4.    That authority be delegated to the Director of Environment and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Regeneration Housing and Transport, to finalise the necessary consultation documentation as required.

5.    That this report be referred to the Sustainable Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee after consultation for consideration and to seek its views before Cabinet makes a final decision.

Report author: Ben Stephens

Publication date: 25/03/2020

Date of decision: 23/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 23/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/03/2020

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