The leader of the Welsh national party, Plaid Cymru, has signed up in support of PetrolPromise.com. Elfyn Llwyd is the 69th MP to back the campaign website’s push for an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) investigation into the price of fuel. PetrolPromise, which was founded by Robert Halfon MP, wants the non-tax element of the price of fuel reduced. As well as an OFT investigation, it is calling for a Royal Commission to be set up to investigate how fuel […]
The decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to investigate the £47bn UK oil sector is simply a side-show, and the need to tackle the punishingly high rate of fuel duty remains paramount, campaigners have said.
Both DHL and the RHA have urged Grangemouth Refinery owner Ineos, the Unite union and workers at the plant, to swiftly resolve their differences and resume fuel production.
Calls have been made for further investigations in the UK into alleged price-fixing in the oil industry, after European anti-trust regulators confirmed they had carried out raids on several firms involved in the sector.