France freezes fuel duty rise in face of widespread protests

The tax hike to encourage a shift towards cleaner transport has been suspended for six months

UK fuel duty to be frozen for ninth year in a row

The tax is paid on most fuels and currently stands at 57.95p per litre of petrol, diesel, biodiesel and bioethanol

UK’s largest water firms ‘didn’t do enough against Beast from the East’

Water regulator Ofwat said a lack of proper emergency responses caused ‘significant hardship’

‘Fuel tax freeze should be fuel tax cut’

Campaigners against fuel taxes say the longest duty freeze in history should be turned into an actual reduction. FairFuelUK say Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, needs to accept that lower fuel prices are better for the economy and should do something about it in tomorrow’s Autumn Statement. The group use George Osborne’s continued […]