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Fuel Tax to increase in Jan?

pierre_pierre
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Fuel Tax to increase in Jan?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15730087
Another Con/Dem, cant blameGordon this time
The government plans to increase fuel duty by 3p a litre in January - meaning an extra £1.50 to fill an average car.
Petrol prices have tripled in the past two decades,
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Re: Fuel Tax to increase in Jan?

Reference was made to a petition, possibly this one http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/347 which I signed on the 13th of August this year..
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Fuel Tax to increase in Jan?

it was organised by the Harlow (Essex) MP
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Re: Fuel Tax to increase in Jan?

It would be complete madness if the rise goes ahead.
The government tax coffers are already bursting with their already unearned cut of the rocketing fuel prices.
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Re: Fuel Tax to increase in Jan?

Won't be long before its cheaper not to work and just go on benefits.. Oh hang on.. it already is  Roll eyes
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