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MPs urge ministers to scrap a planned rise in fuel duty

The government should scrap a planned increase in fuel duty to help "hard-working, vulnerable Britons", a Conservative MP has said.

Robert Halfon said the government must show it is one "that cuts taxes for millions of British people and not just for millionaires".

The debate was triggered by an online petition on the Downing Street website signed by more than a 100,000 people.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 15 Nov 2011
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