The TaxPayer's Alliance (TPA) is ramping up pressure on the government to cut duty on fuel. Together with the Petrol Retailer's Association (PRA) they are setting up stands on 5,000 independent forecourts around the country today to ask motorists to lobby local MP's.
Sixty pence in every pound spent on petrol or diesel in the UK goes directly to the treasury.The UK has the highest tax component of unleaded petrol in the EU.
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