Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011
Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)
Petrol / Diesel prices
HM Government should drastically reduce the duty on petrol / diesel prices. It should be a noticeable cut (ie not 1p / 2p) that would be swallowed up by the petrol companies.
The effect should be that it would lower transport costs, and this in turn would be passed onto the consumer who would start making purchases. Their own costs would also be reduced.
The cost of this reduction would be borne by the increase in VAT revenue from new purchases.
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