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Traffic disruption possible over Bank Holiday weekend
May Day protests across Britain

By politics.co.uk staff Protests are taking place across Britain as campaigners rally for traditional May Day demonstrations. A ‘May-Hem’ protest on Britain’s roads by bikers angry at high petrol prices is expected to disrupt traffic on roads in the Manchester area. A ‘go-slow’ convoy of hundreds of motorbikes could prevent fast-moving traffic. In London, the… Read more »

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Worst-polluting motorists could be forced to pay more
‘Eco taxes’ will make polluters pay

By Alex Stevenson A government-backed thinktank has claimed green taxes making those who pollute the environment pay more could help cut carbon emissions by nearly a third. The Green Fiscal Commission (GFC) said the cuts could be achieved by 2020 if its ‘polluter pays’ tax shift was implemented. It claimed it could also create 455,000… Read more »

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