Government incentives to buy new (more efficient) cars seemed such a great idea, Alf was about to raise it with The Boss.
One of its great merits is that environmentalists have dumped on it.
Its biggest impediment, on the other hand, is that Labourites seem to be thinking about implementing it. The Telegraph says Britain’s Government
is tipped to announce a £2,000 incentive to buy a new car, according to briefings from the Treasury in advance of next week’s Budget.