26 JUN 2012

LOCAL MP WELCOMES GOVERNMENT DECISION TO FREEZE FUEL TAX

Member of Parliament for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Dr Dan Poulter, has welcomed the Government’s decision to freeze fuel duty for the rest of the year. The move cancels a planned 3 pence increase that was due to take place in August and will bring relief to many businesses and hardworking families in Ipswich and Suffolk.

The decision means that pump prices will be 10 pence a litre cheaper than if the Government had not abolished the pre-existing fuel duty escalator. As a result of the Government’s actions to support motorists, fuel duty will not have increased for two successive years and the average family with a car will be £159 better off overall than they otherwise would have been.

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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Finance (18 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much money has been returned to consumers by (a) electricity transmission, (b) electricity distribution and (c) gas distribution companies in each of the last four years.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Finance (18 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much money was paid by the Government to (a) electricity transmission, (b) electricity distribution and (c) gas distribution companies in each of the last four years.