Local MP comments on petrol price investigation

Commenting on the petrol price investigation into BP and Shell and following his intervention during the debate at Westminster yesterday (Wednesday) Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP, Angus MacNeil said: “This is a cataclysmic state of affairs for companies with household names and huge public trust if proven true.

“Following the Libor scandal, this could reach further and show that ordinary people have been ripped off almost daily.

“Any fines should find their way back to consumers’ pockets.

“The EU has shown another UK institution to be failing and therefore methodology and approach of the OFT needs to be looked at carefully.”