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Fuel Duty

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 904410, tabled on 18 June 2014

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of freezing fuel duty on the price of petrol.

Answered on

24 June 2014

Since 2011, the Government has abolished the previous Government's fuel duty escalator, cut duty by 1 penny per litre, and scrapped four planned duty increases. As a result, by the end of the Parliament, petrol will cost nearly 20 pence per litre less than under the previous Government's plans.

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