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Fairer Petrol/Diesel Prices at the Pumps

Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Fairer Petrol/Diesel Prices at the Pumps

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As a road user, for the majority it requires us to purchase fuel on a regular basis I am absolutely disgusted at the way we are being treated by fuel retailers.

As soon as the oil price goes up so does prices at the pumps. The impact of these rises is significant to everyone.

What gets my goat is that my local petrol price has remained at £1.37 over the past month, however the oil price has decreased by 9% over the past month.

So why am I not seeing a price decrease at the pumps.

I want the government to explore a mechanism where prices at the pumps are more realistically aligned to oil prices and better regulation of fuel retailers to ensure fairness all round.

We will not tolerate being ripped off by fuel retailers.

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The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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