Glossary

2 terms:

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)

Commonly known as road tax, an annual duty which has to be paid to acquire a vehicle licence for most types of motor vehicle. VED rates for private cars have been linked to emissions since 2001, with a zero charge for the least emitting vehicles (under 100 gCO2/km).

Vulnerable household

Households with children, the elderly, sick or disabled which, because of their additional heating requirements are deemed vulnerable to fuel poverty.