Ed Miliband: 'More shambles, more u-turns'

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has told ITV News that the Government was "forced" to make a u-turn on fuel duty increases, due to its 'unpopularity' in the Commons.

Mr Miliband said that the Chancellor had not u-turned on what voters had "most objected to in the Budget."


Fuel duty increase cancelled

The Chancellor has scrapped August's planned 3p rise in fuel duty and frozen the tax for the rest of this year. The £550m cost of the change will be paid for by departmental savings across Whitehall.