Budget 2013: No fuel duty increase this September

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Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed in the Budget there will be no rise in fuel duty this September. Speaking today at parliament, Osborne said he had “listened” and name checked PetrolPromise.com founder Robert Halfon MP and Alan Reid, MP for Argyll and Bute (Conservative and Liberal Democrat respectively) as he revealed the planned 3ppl increase had been shelved. The chancellor said that the decision over the past two years to freeze fuel duty, had meant fuel was 13ppl cheaper presently […]