Peter Aldous speaks in a Parliamentary debate about the large increase in vehicle excise duty on motorhomes and highlights the disproportionate impact it is having on manufacturers and the tourism industry.
The hon. Lady is making a very powerful speech. Does she agree that there are clear parallels between this tax and the aborted static caravan tax in 2012, with disproportionate impacts on those areas where these vehicles are manufactured and indeed on the holiday areas that she has just talked about?
Absolutely, and the hon. Gentleman makes that point very clearly. I will come on to the importance of staycations in this country now.
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