OFT branded ‘complacent’ over price manipulation claims


The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation. Responding to a petition handed into it on Monday (15 July) by campaign group FairFuelUK, the OFT issued a statement saying it recognised the price of fuel was “a subject of significant public concern” but that it had not received “credible evidence” […]