Diesel Car drivers could have to pay upto £20 a day

A new fee for diesel car drivers could soon be introduced which is expected to be upto £20 a day.

The so-called ‘toxin tax’ will be announced this week by Enviroment Secretary Andrea Leadsom to crack down on air pollution The Sunday Times claims.

The Sunday Times reported that around 35 towns and cities will have bans on diesel cars and commercial vehicles and a daily charge will be applied within the busiest aresa.

It is believed upto 10 Million cars would be impacted which includes Leeds, Southampton, Nottingham and Derby.

The Councils in each area would consult on the details, and newer diesel cars would reportedly be excluded.