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The Federation of Small Businesses today supports The Sun’s ‘Stand By Our Vans’ campaign to keep fuel taxes down

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The Federation of Small Businesses today supports The Sun’s ‘Stand By Our Vans’ campaign to keep fuel taxes down.

The temporary 5p cut in the levy introduced earlier this year will expire next April when the tax is set to rise in line with inflation.

The temporary 5p cut in the levy introduced earlier this year will expire next April

The 150,000-strong FSB group said: “Beating the country’s countyers with even more taxes on fuel would be a kick in the hood for those who depend on vans, cars or trucks to run their businesses.”

Chairman Martin McTague said: “These are geeks trying to pay bills.”

Diesel has reached a new high compared to petrol.

Figures show the average price of a liter is 188.9p – 24.5p higher than petrol at 164.4p.

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Steve Gooding of the RAC Foundation said: “The situation for diesel drivers is grim.

“In fact, it could get worse.”


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