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Fuels: Excise Duties

Question for Treasury

UIN 148150, tabled on 28 March 2022

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals to require retailers to pass on reductions in fuel duty to the consumer.

Answered on

4 April 2022

The legislation to implement the 12-month cut to fuel duty rates took effect from 6pm on 23 March 2022.

The Government is clear that it expects those in the supply chain to pass the fuel duty cut through to consumers as soon as possible, and will continue to monitor fuel prices closely.

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