Brian Madderson, chairman of the Retail Motor Industry, has told ITV News that it was "excellent news for motorists" that the Chancellor has scrapped plans to increase fuel duty this year.
Mr Madderson said that although the decision was to "defer" the move, it would "give more time" to prepare for the George Osborne's Autumn statement.
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