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Lobby MPs to stop fuel rip-off

Motorists are taxed five times over for the services they get. In spite of practically record fuel prices, this summer the Government plans to add around another 4p per litre worth of pain at the pumps.

Successive increases don't just hurt drivers and our hard-pressed hauliers, they feed through to rising prices at the shops for everyone. Yet the Government is already dropping hints that it has 'helped drivers enough' and cannot hold back.

With last year's 1p per litre cut outweighed by far larger rises, and most of the price consumed in tax, it's a case of the Government helping itself. Families everywhere are feeling the pinch and the chancellor must use his Budget on March 21 to scrap the planned rise. Several MPs are already saying enough is enough. We can all lobby our MP at the House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA.

BRIAN MOONEY

Fair Deal for the Motorist Campaign

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