3p fuel tax rise.................. by Mick

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............ Has been scrapped.

"The 3p-a-litre increase in fuel duty, planned for next January, is cancelled."

Posted 05 Dec 2012, 13:59 #1 

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A tax rise - cancelled? What's going on? :-?

Posted 05 Dec 2012, 14:03 #2 

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Wasn't I reading elsewhere that fuel prices were actually coming down, with folks posting about how it was happening in their areas, and some even saying it had dropped below £1:30 a litre?

Not happened here.... :( Even Tesco is still £1:41.9

Posted 05 Dec 2012, 15:07 #3 

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Unleaded was offered at £131.9 up the road from me, popped in to take advantage, as you do..

Posted 05 Dec 2012, 15:16 #4 

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Weasel is £1.38 at local Sainsburys today. Cost me £80 to fill up :( ... and that's with 15p per litre discount.

As for the cancellation, being in the public sector I'll be paying for it through the nose elsewhere regardless.

Cogito ergo sum... maybe?

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Posted 05 Dec 2012, 15:29 #5 

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Seems the pressure from the public has paid off?

Will be filling the Freeloader up today as well as San's Rav then that will be me until the new year - hip op' on Monday so not going very far.

Posted 06 Dec 2012, 10:45 #6 

They are getting it elsewhere thats why.

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