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Old 16 March 2010, 02:23   #1
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Petrol rise

I just heard on the radio that you guys in the UK are about to suffer yet another petrol tax increase? They were saying the gobblement have been asked to delay it.

What is that about?!

How much tax is needed from petrol?? Why delay it, is it really needed?

What will this make the price of petrol in marinas?
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Old 16 March 2010, 03:27   #2
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I just heard on the radio that you guys in the UK are about to suffer yet another petrol tax increase? They were saying the gobblement have been asked to delay it.

What is that about?!

How much tax is needed from petrol?? Why delay it, is it really needed?

What will this make the price of petrol in marinas?
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Old 16 March 2010, 04:10   #3
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I had the misfortune to need fuel at Corley services on the M6 yesterday, Petrol & Diesel @ £1.25, It was £1.12 & £1.14 in Sutton Coldfield.
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Old 16 March 2010, 04:31   #4
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Yarmouth was 1.20 for petrol last weekend - cheaper on the water than on the M6 ! fantastic !
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Old 16 March 2010, 04:47   #5
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I think im past caring now..... no matter what I will pay to put it in my car and boat! Good old Labour!
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Old 16 March 2010, 06:22   #6
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I think im past caring now..... no matter what I will pay to put it in my car and boat! Good old Labour!
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I just heard on the radio that you guys in the UK are about to suffer yet another petrol tax increase? They were saying the gobblement have been asked to delay it.

What is that about?!

How much tax is needed from petrol?? Why delay it, is it really needed?

What will this make the price of petrol in marinas?
If they put up petrol prices now who would vote for them.
so whomever gets in next will have this thrust upon from the very outset.
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Old 16 March 2010, 12:35   #8
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well the petrol price has been going up at my local BP at about a 1p every second day or so for the last week or so... now at 118p Tesco are still at 113p at 18mpg every 5p counts.
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Petrol can go up as much as it likes....I only ever put £20 in anyway
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Old 16 March 2010, 12:59   #10
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Petrol can go up as much as it likes....I only ever put £20 in anyway
But doesn't that just mean you just go less distance between refills??

If not please share your secret .......... please
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Old 16 March 2010, 15:28   #13
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Yarmouth was 1.20 for petrol last weekend - cheaper on the water than on the M6 ! fantastic !
Anyone know how much petrol is at Poole harbour?
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Not tax yet

Fuel rises from 109 ish to the tresent 119 is due to the pound falling against the dollar, and crude oil is priced in dollars. Crude oil is only 84 dollars per barrel as opposed to 140 ish 2 year ago, problem is ou currency and that many European refineries have closed recentlyincreasing costs to refine the black stuff. Tax rise of 3p has been planned a while, it's just the currency has provided awful timing for it to be done now. Bring on the election.

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Never mind, we can all have our say in May!!

I guess the government steals from the many and then hands it out selectively to those that they think will vote from them.

Not me.
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Did anyone notice that the price went up for Mothers Day weekend??

Call me cynical, but that is taking the p**s.
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Old 17 March 2010, 05:43   #17
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never mind, we can all have our say in may!!

I guess the government steals from the many and then hands it out selectively to those that they think will vote from them.

Not me.
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Old 17 March 2010, 07:50   #18
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Petrol prices

We got stung big time at Largs marina at the weekend, they are charging £1.30/ltr for petrol.

I'll not be rushing back to the fuel pumps there again! Thats taking the p1ss!
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1.20 for a litre now seems like a distant memory, at the moment we are at €1.45 and on our way to €1.50 by next week!! back to the days of a 3.3m and a 15hp I think, or maybe we should introduce green petrol for us!! if only...
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Although fuel price rising I will be more boating coming season and will smile more the fuel I spend.....

Race plan just been released and more races than before

Not to mention my fleet of cars

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