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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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  1. Chris Ship

Govt defeats Labour motion to postpone 3p fuel duty rise

The Government has defeated a Labour motion to postpone the 3p fuel duty rise in January by 234 votes to 282 - a majority of 48.

But it means Labour can now go on the airwaves saying the Tories and Lib Dems voted against freezing petrol prices in 2013 (until the mini-budget on December 5)

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