Planned fuel duty rise scrapped by Gorgeous George...
It’s another u-turn by the feckless chancellor who has now buckled under pressure from petrol drinkers and pasty consumers in just a few weeks. Osborne announced in the House of Commons that the duty will be frozen for the rest of the year, although we wouldn’t be surprised if the anticipated rise has only been postponed.
‘Gideon’ said: “We are on the side of working families and businesses and this will fuel our recovery at this very difficult economic time for the world.” adding that, “The one-off cost of this change will be fully paid for by the larger-than-forecast savings in departmental budgets.”
Let joy be unconfined… now BRING ON THE OLYMPICS!