Government accused of abusing partition on VRT issue

The Irish Government has been accused of abusing partition in applying Vehicle Registration Tax to cars imported from the north to the south.

Foyle MLA Martina Anderson says she has been inundated with calls from people angry at the VRT charge and a perceived local crack down though a series of customs checkpoints.

Ms Anderson says that Sinn Fein MEP's are trying to ascertain if the VRT is illegal: