Prices continue to rise at the petrol pumps

The falling pound and stock market speculators are driving up the cost of petrol, according to the AA. The price of petrol at the pumps has gone up a further 1p in the last five days.

Economics Editor Richard Edgar reports:

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Stock market 'raising fuel costs'

The falling pound and stock market speculators are driving up the cost of petrol, according to the AA. The price of petrol at the pumps has gone up a further 1p in the last five days. The Chancellor says he has "taken action."