It will be the highest since September 2008 and a rise of 26 per cent since the start of this year. Motorists will suffer further misery in the New Year when the Government imposes a planned 2.5 per cent increase in VAT. Experts blame the continuing rise in forecourt prices on speculators, who are stockpiling massive amounts of oil.
Once again as one of the LARGEST OIL PRODUCERS in the world, the U.K. and in particular SCOTLAND, are hit with the HIGHEST PRICES IN EUROPE. I wonder how much less money will be spent in the shops this Christmas,
HOW MUCH IS BRENT CRUDE ADDING TO THE ECONOMY NOW MESSRS, MURPHY AND BROWN?