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Businesses and drivers may be taxed to raise cash for light rail networks, if an all-party plan is approved.Department of Transport officials are looking at ways of levying large firms while drivers would pay via fuel surcharge.This follows recommendations from the House of Commons Transport Committee.But a Government response to the MPs warns: 'It must be borne in mind that the methods used elsewhere such as payroll levy, local sales tax or local surcharge in fuel, would involve setting ...

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