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Four supermarkets reduce petrol prices from tomorrow

Motorists will be able to buy cheaper petrol tomorrow after four leading supermarkets announced they were cutting prices.

Here are the cuts:

  • Asda are reducing the price of petrol by 2p a litre. Diesel continues at 137.7p a litre.
  • Sainsbury's also announced a petrol cut of up to 2p a litre.
  • Morrisons will cut petrol by 3p a litre and 1p a litre off diesel.
  • Tesco is bringing in a cut of up to 2p a litre.

AA president Edmund King welcomed the cuts, he said: "We predicted these cuts last week, with oil down to its lowest level in a month and the pound gaining on the dollar after its recent fall.

"This is perhaps another glimmer of sunlight for drivers after a hard, wet, pot-holed and expensive winter of driving."

Read: Tesco to cut diesel prices by up to 2p per litre

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Pictures: 'True cost of fuel' signs go up in filling stations

As fuel prices increase again - a campaign's started to show drivers in our region the true cost of tax paid on Petrol and Diesel.

Petrol signs
True cost of petrol Credit: Taxpayers Alliance/Nick Pickles

Signs are going up at filling stations showing the breakdown of what we are paying for. The taxpayer's alliance says 60 per cent of what we pay at the pumps goes directly to the tax man. They are hoping to put pressure on the Chancellor to cut duty by five pence per litre over the next five years.

Petrol signs
True cost of petrol Credit: Taxpayers Alliance/Nick Pickles
True cost of petrol
True cost of petrol Credit: Taxpayers Alliance/Nick Pickles

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