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EU approves fuel duty discount for remote islands

A proposal by the UK government  for a fuel duty discount for remote island communities has been approved by the European Commission. The proposal covers the islands of the Inner and Outer Hebrides, the Northern Isles, the islands in the Clyde

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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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Remote islands and rural areas could get cut in fuel duty, rest of us are forgotten

Fuel prices in the UK’s most remote areas could be slashed by five pence a litre, under new Government plans. At this stage the treasury can not confirm the cut for definite as EU clearance is required.  European law rules

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