August fuel duty rise gets go-ahead

THE 3.02p per litre fuel duty increase (plus VAT) scheduled forAugust 1, 2012will go ahead. Despite much lobbying by business and consumers, the Chancellor refused to axe the increase, which was first announced in Budget 2011 and reconfirmed in last year’s Autumn Statement.

 

Average UKfuel prices are currently at a record 139.95p per litre of unleaded petrol and 146.54p per litre of diesel.


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