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FUEL DUTY (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1152: tabled on 22 March 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the recent unexpected spike in the price of petrol at the pump; recognises that unexpected increases in the price of fuel impacts significantly upon hard-working families and businesses of all sizes, seriously affects those living in rural areas who have no transport alternative except private cars, and impacts upon the costs of public services; further recognises the need for greater research, development and support for reducing dependency upon oil for everyday use, but in the short-term calls for a freeze on fuel duty in Budget 2010 to protect those affected by the current price spike; and further calls for a fuel duty regulator to prevent unexpected spikes in prices from affecting hard-working families in future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.