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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ITV News Index: 82% oppose fuel duty rise

82% of people surveyed for the ITV News Index by ComRes say they oppose a rise in fuel duty.

73% of those asked said they would be angry if a fuel duty rise goes ahead.

Four in five of those surveyed think a fuel duty rise will make the Government look out of touch and two-thirds believe a rise will make a material difference to their household’s income.

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