Petrol prices have risen to their highest level in 9 years

Petrol prices have risen to their highest level in 9 years

The automotive services company RAC has said that the UK fuel prices have reached their highest levels since September 2012 at 140.22p per litre.

Prices have now gone up by nearly 26p a litre in just 12 months, according to the Independent. The RAC said the rising cost of oil means drivers are now paying 4p per litre more in VAT than a year ago.

The unprecedented price led experts to urge Ministers to consider, even temporarily, cutting VAT on fuel.




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