The danger of the Government’s policy is it will be better at destroying the existing motor industry than at building the new one that Ministers want.
Issues around infrastructure, affordability and sustainability can be resolved in time.
For some consumers, the Government may be repeating Labour’s mistakes – when it pushed for everyone to buy diesels.
Setting a target for three decades in the future is illusory, lending itself to virtue-signalling and ill-thought-out measures.
Much of Westminster seems hell bent on pursuing net zero – never mind what this means for the average household.
Leading by example is all well and good. Impoverishing yourself in order to make a point, not so much.