Treasury minister welcomes petrol prices inquiry

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, whose constituents in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey suffer from high petrol prices because of their remoteness has welcomed the Office for Fair Trading has opened an investigation into petrol and diesel prices:

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Delighted that OFT has announced call for information on fuel market

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Petrol prices inquiry launched

The Office for Fair Trading has opened an investigation into petrol and diesel prices. It has issued a "call for information" as it looks to see whether reductions in the cost of crude oil are being passed on to motorists.