Christian Democrats wants bulb tax scrapped

The ruling Christian Democrat party (CDA) is to ask the EU commission to scrap the 66% import tax on energy-saving lightbulbs. Brussels is considering extending the tax for another year. Without it, the bulbs would be half the price, says CDA Euro MP Corien Wortmaan in today’s Telegraaf.

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