When it comes to fuelling an economic recovery, maintaining the current low price of diesel should be a priority for the government. With prices already starting to rise, I’d urge chancellor Rishi Sunak reduce fuel duty over the next 12 months to compensate for any increase at the pumps With most goods in the UK carried by road, such a measure would keep transport costs low, stimulate production, and provide an economic boost for businesses and consumers alike. The low […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has welcomed the news that there will be a 9th consecutive freeze in fuel duty.
Harlow MP Robert Halfon has called for a parliamentary debate on whether the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) should investigate UK fuel prices. The Conservative MP wants a debate and vote to focus on the non-duty portion of petrol and diesel prices: specifically on whether there is a need to investigate possible price-fixing and anti-competitive behaviour by oil wholesalers. Halfon is seeking to table a Commons Motion on the issue, which has been backed by 65 cross-party MPs, and he […]
The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget.