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."

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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.