Fuel Duty.....................

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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Frozen......................... :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    til january, when it will go up twice as much :Angry:
     
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    People power.... :thumb:

    All these Fair Fuel and RAC petitions and talk about holding demo`s...

    Had to help.. :thumb:
     
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    it would have been silly to have increased it

    It would have been silly to increase it.. the economy is at a stand still, and adding another burden to the working Joe or companies by putting the fuel up by 15p a gallon was madness.

    It may be a U turn.. but at least it is the 'RIGHT THING TO DO' as so often said by Brown... and Cameron these days. It is still the highest cost in europe.

    We need to see vat reduced in general to kick start the UK... perhaps save a bit of the silly Olympic expenditure... another white elephant... like a millennium dome.

    Bob:Blush:
     
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    Surely not, John. The philanthropic private sector will cancel all the PFI debts to offset the shortfall won't they? Just after the UK is renamed Cloud Cuckoo Land :Rofl1:
     
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    if they can rename Big Ben then they can do anything

    I wonder how much it has cost ... man hours and there must be a sign or two to change Big Ben the tower at the end of the house of Commons to the............. Queen Elizabeth Tower.

    Bonkers.


    Bob:cry::cry::cry::cry:
     
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    You can be sure they will get it back another way that they dont shout quite so loudly about.

    It will be interesting to see what happens to fuel duty/road tax when toll roads are introduced nationwide......probably nothing will change except it costs you more to travel on the same roads that were not toll roads before :Doh:
     
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    If a Government sticks to it guns it is called, Heartless, stubborn pig headed etc etc etc. "It doesn't listen to the people"

    If it updates it's views or changes its mind it is called weak, directionless, spineless etc etc etc. "it has no plan and is a U turn government".

    Ever thought that they may just have considered the economic situation and decided it would be sensible not to raise the tax on fuel at this time? A bit of common sense????? Nah me neither:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Damn, I am glad I am not in politics. The public are so hard to please.
     
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    totally agree Gromett

    I've always worked on the principle that no decision is the wrong option - as long as when the decision is proved to have been a bad one then it is changed accordingly

    lets not forget - a decision can only be based on the facts and circumstances at the time...if those change then the decision has to change..which they have on this particular case

    I'm not saying that i agree with what the government decides and plans all of the time, but do have a respect for the sense to change direction when the original plans aren't working. Especially when you get a media frenzie that only looks at the action and not the reasons...

    But then again certain decisions have to be pushed through no matter what...at the end of the day 'we the people' dont have all the facts that these decisions are based on..

    Yup - don't envy the politicians, but then again it was their career choice:BigGrin:
     
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