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 […]
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
Treasury officials have indicated it will probably take seven to nine months for the European Commission to make its decision about an extension of the UK’s rural fuel duty rebate scheme.