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Tag: fuel

New Bill aims to help pensioners beat soaring winter heating costs

By a Newsnet reporter  A Bill aimed at helping pensioners, who are not connected to the mains gas grid, meet soaring energy costs has...

Scottish Chamber of Commerce join calls to scrap 3p fuel-tax hike

By Martin Kelly The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has given its support for cross-party action to scrap the Treasury’s three pence fuel...

SNP urges fuel duty rise re-think as figures show tax now...

The SNP has called for an urgent U-turn on the August 3 pence fuel duty rise as new figures show that in the UK...

Momentum growing for campaign against fuel tax hike

By a Newsnet reporter Forty MPs from across nine parties and one independent have now pledged to support the SNP clause to scrap the...

Fuel regulator demand as UK taxes reach highest in Europe

The SNP has stepped up calls for the introduction of a Fuel Duty Regulator as new figures published by the European Commission show the...

Action demanded as anger mounts over fuel price increases

By a Newsnet reporter  The SNP are demanding the UK government freeze fuel duty “as a minimum” as public anger mounts over the cost...

Anger as tax on North Sea oil sector threatens Scotland’s economy

by G.A.Ponsonby Politicians and oil industry bosses have reacted with fury after the UK coalition government hiked up taxes on the North Sea oil...

‘Leaderless’ Labour refuse to back fuel regulator demands

The Holyrood Labour group were branded ‘leaderless, clueless and spineless’ after turning their back on calls for the Westminster coalition to take action in...

Alex Salmond repeats calls for fuel duty regulator

The First Minister has repeated his call for the Tory-LibDem coalition to use some of the £1 billion of extra revenues the UK Treasury...

SNP move fuel prices to top of Holyrood election agenda

The SNP have cranked up the election campaign gears by launching a savage attack on the Westminster coalition, accusing the Tories and LibDems of reneging on...