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Fuel prices tumble as Supermarkets wage war at the forecourts

Fuel prices across the UK are set to tumble as the latest phase of supermarket fuel price war irrupts. The latest bout was sparked by Adsa cutting their fuel prices to a record low for 2013. Not to be out

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UK Government “promises” to freeze fuel duty until May 2015

In what many have seen as a “populist” move, the UK chancellor George Osbourne has promised to freeze fuel duty until May 2015. The move, announced today at the Tory conference in Manchester wasn’t without its caveats, Mr Osbourne went on

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UK fuel duty rise could be scrapped amid pressure from opposition and pressure groups

Pressure from fuel lobby groups such as FairFuelUK and the government’s opposition could see the planned 3p a litre fuel duty rise delayed or even scrapped if the chancellor backs down. The move to quell the planned duty increase has

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UK fuel consumption down as fuel prices climb

The UK has seen a sharp decrease in fuel consumption as fuel prices continue to climb across the country. Fuel deliveries within the UK are down 10.6 percent in the second quarter of 2012 compared to Q1 as motorists feel

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Government to force regulation on Fuel retailers as Coryton Refinery halts production. A mixed bag for motorists.

The government has called on fuel retailers across the UK to implement their own code of practice to make it possible for motorists to monitor daily fuel prices.  According to Transport Secretary Justine Greening the government plans to introduce legislation if retailers do not

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UK motorists blame government for fuel prices

A poll by the pressure group FairFuel UK of more than 26,000 motorists has shown a massive 89.3% felt ministers were to blame for soaring fuel prices. The survey conducted on the FairFuel website has also shown that three-quarters of motorists thought

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Fuel campaigners to meet government minister to over soaring fuel prices

Fuel Campaigners are to meet Treasury minister Chloe Smith today to demand action over fuel prices. Millions of motorists and businesses are being crippled over soaring fuel prices that are starting to peak at over £1.50 a litre in some

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