T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered by fees Mayor accused of ‘blowing smoke’ with T-charge effectiveness claims   The Mayor of London has ‘launched an attack on small businesses and London’s poorest drivers’ by introducing a…

T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year for ‘negligible’ improvement in air quality

– TfL predicts just a 1-3% reduction in NOx (nitrous oxide) emissions – 9,000 drivers every day set to be hit with £10 charge – Small businesses with older vehicles will be hardest hit The Mayor of London’s T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year despite having only a ‘negligible’ impact on pollution, it has been revealed. Transport for London’s own assessment concludes the £10…