For those not yet aware, there will be an increase in fuel duty next month, courtesy of our beloved chancellor. Another rise is forecast for January 1st 2010 when Vat reverts back to 17.5 percent - assuming there is no additional reason(s) to increase it further. click here
As we all know, any fuel increase has a massive knock-on effect for food, travel and housing costs, to name just a few. TC.
"For those not yet aware, there will be an increase in fuel duty next month, courtesy of our beloved chancellor."
Are you suggesting any other chancellor would act differently?
Seeing as all MPs have travel expenses reimbursed, they have no clue how the average citizen (or should I say subject) struggles to pay for daily amenities (see Alan Duncan for proof), so they don't seem to realise how a simple 2p rise in fuel duty has a devastating effect on people who can barely afford to drive to work...