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Osborne 'set to freeze' fuel duty

Conservative rebels said they expect the Chancellor to freeze a planned 3p rise in fuel duty for another three to six months. The Government has defeated a Labour motion to postpone the duty rise by majority of 48.

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Labour to vote for delay in fuel duty rise

Shadow treasury minister Cathy Jamieson confirmed Labour would vote for a delay in the fuel duty increase amid warnings of "unprecedented" rising costs to households.

Families, pensioners and businesses are still feeling the squeeze. Labour will vote on Monday for a delay in this fuel duty increase at least until next April.

– Cathy Jamieson

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