June 1, 2009
Mayor backs classic car campaign
Mayor has this week backed a nationwide campaign supporting classic
Derick Cooper signed a special scroll during a short ceremony
in Highbridge on Sunday (May 31st), as pictured, watched by local
members of the Austin Ten Drivers' Club.
a great supporter of classic cars and am keen to help their owners,"
Derick told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
cars drivers could be asked to pay extra taxes in coming years
or even be forced not to use certain roads, as in other countries,
which I think would be wrong."
scroll that the Mayor signed is being taken around the country
in order to gather the signatures of scores of civic dignitaries.
Alisdair Murray added: "We're fighting for the right to keep
our cars on the road and hope to stop the government making any
changes to the current laws."
cars and 40 supporters attended Sunday's signing ceremony at Alstone