Is Merkel’s beloved EU set to scupper her flagship tax-raising plan in Germany?

Is Merkel’s beloved EU set to scupper her flagship tax-raising plan in Germany?
 

The European Commission ruled the tolls would discriminate against foreign motorists as German drivers were entitled to offset the charges against their annual road tax.
Officials said they had decided to initiate proceedings at the European Court of Justice in Strasbourg as a result.
The toll scheme is a central policy plank of Angela Merkel's Christian Socialist Union government. 
The relevant law has been adopted but its implementation was placed on hold while European Commission investigators carried out their inquiry.
Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt claims he has... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
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