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Budget 2020: RAC response to fuel duty freeze

Commenting on the announcement in today’s Budget that fuel duty will be frozen for a further year, RAC head of policy Nicholas Lyes said:

“We welcome the Chancellor’s freeze in fuel duty which will be a relief to drivers up and down the country. While the Chancellor might have been tempted to increase duty, the reality is that for millions this would have simply increased their everyday driving costs and done nothing to encourage them to switch to cleaner vehicles. And while many want to seek alternative transport options to using their vehicles for some journeys, in so many parts of the country reasonable public transport provision simply does not exist.”