PRA welcomes fuel duty news

28th June 2012 | 0 Comments

The RMI Petrol Retailers Association (PRA), which represents independent forecourt across the UK, positively welcomes the Government's decision to not go ahead with the 3 pence-per-litre (ppl) fuel duty increase in August.

Brian Madderson, PRA Chairman commented “PRA has lobbied against the planned August increase since its announcement in Autumn 2011. PRA believe that fuel tax unfairly penalises low income earners, single families and rural communities that often have poor public transport alternatives. There is evidence that driving habits are changing as consumers struggle to balance their household budgets.

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