Fuel Duties – could you support an increase?

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Despite fuel duty increases, the real cost of motoring fell by 14% from 1980 to 2010.  During the same period rail and bus travel increased in price by 60%!

Private car use is a major source of carbon pollution, causing climate change and health problems.

An increase in fuel duty by 20p per litre would give Government £8.5bn income.

(figures from article by Ken Richards, former senior lecturer in economics)