Fuel Duty Scrapped

  Grey Goo 10:10 16 Jul 2008
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Well only the 2p future increase, kind of fades into insignificance now though.

  rawprawn 10:28 16 Jul 2008

Yep, I paid 132.9p per litre yesterday for my diesel.
You need a mortgage to fill a tank!

  Grey Goo 10:29 16 Jul 2008

Cant get them either.

  Quickbeam 11:00 16 Jul 2008

Nor ask for financial advice here on how to get a fuel mortgage:)

  Cymro. 11:06 16 Jul 2008

I think you should be just grateful for the 2p that is not going to be put on. How much do you think the 2p is going to cost and where do you thing the money is coming from to pay for that?

  spuds 12:00 16 Jul 2008

Looking at the pump prices around my neck of the woods, there now seems to be a difference of about 4/5 pence, excluding the 5p off a litre in Tesco's if you buy £50.00 or more on some items in store. So the 2p isn't going to be really noticeable.

  jtt 12:34 16 Jul 2008

If 2p isn't really noticeable, then perhaps it wouldn't have been noticeable if it had been implemented, and there would have been no complaints at all on this forum.

No, thought not.

  Grey Goo 12:39 16 Jul 2008

Not from Wales that's for sure.

  beeuuem 13:04 16 Jul 2008

Cymro
The Treasury budget forecasts were based on oil being c.a $83 a barrel. The Treasury has had a windfall of some £15 billion as a result of the higher oil price. I think that under those conditions they can forgo 2ppl without the sky falling in.

  Cymro. 13:10 16 Jul 2008

They have better things to do with the their £15 billion windfall than to pass any of it on to us. We can pay the extra 2p without the sky falling in.

  Curio 14:18 16 Jul 2008

Not so much scrapped as postponed!

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