You’ll sell your car, and you’ll like it, peasants! Cars must be an exclusive prerogative of our elite betters.
Britons on low incomes are being forced to sell their cars due to soaring petrol prices, the president of motoring group AA has warned.
The company surveyed 15,000 drivers and found many had made the decision to part ways with their vehicles due to the cost of living crisis.
It comes as the average cost of filling a typical family car with petrol has exceeded £100 for the first time.
The AA called for a further 10p-per-litre cut in fuel duty and the introduction of a ‘fuel price stabiliser’ which would see the rate lowered when prices rise, and increased when prices drop.
AA President Edmund King told BBC Radio 4’s World At One programme: ‘We did a survey of 15,000 drivers and 2 per cent of those on low incomes are actually having to give up their cars.