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George Osborne hints that fuel duty maybe frozen

Chancellor George Osborne has told the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show that he was “looking very carefully” at freezing the duty in Wednesday’s Budget. In todays interview Mr Osbourne  said he understood the pressure motorists were under from record-high petrol

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Welsh call for 5p cut in rural petrol price

Wales has been in talks with the Treasury to include rural Wales in a scheme to cut petrol costs by up to 5p a litre “in the vallies, is it?!” isolated areas. The Conservative Welsh Minister David Jones made an

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UK Backs the Sun’s Fuel petition

MORE than 150,000 sun readers have now called for action and backed The Sun’s Keep It Down petrol price campaign. The Sun are petitioning  Chancellor George Osborne to scrap the April 1 fuel duty hike or honour a pre-Election pledge to

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Fair Fuel UK takes the fight to the Treasury

The Fair Fuel UK Campaign took its message to the Treasury and then Westminster in two high-profile media and public affairs events. The demonstrators, headed by TV presenter and ex Top Gear presenter Quentin Willson called on Chancellor of the

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Chancellor George Osborne hints at fuel price help in budget

Help for hard-pressed motorists could be on the way after Chancellor George Osborne gave a strong signal he will tackle rising fuel prices in his Budget in March. He said he was looking at two things, the first would be

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Fuel Prices To Hit £70 A Tank By Easter

Motorists’ pockets will be hit even harder this year as petrol retailers predict the average cost of filling up a tank could soar to £70. Planned government tax rises could see a litre of unleaded rocket to £1.36, while diesel

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