Treasury still investigating fuel prices

Despite a two month ‘investigation’ of why fuel prices rose the day before fuel duty discount scheme began in March, a Treasury spokesperson has said that they did not have any answers as yet.

He assured that the Treasury was continuing to study and examine the situation but that this had not yet come to a conclusion.

This comes more than two months after Treasury officials said Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury was concerned about the apparent pre-emptive prices and had asked them to investigate.

The fuel duty scheme has been running for nearly 11 weeks now and motorists have struggled to see a great variation on prices at the pumps.

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