Burnham MP calls for fuel price review

MP Tessa Munt.

MP Tessa Munt.

First published in Somerset

MP Tessa Munt has joined calls for the Office of Fair Trading to conduct a full review of petrol and diesel pricing.

An OFT report last week said recent rises were due to tax increases and wholesale oil prices, not anti-competitive behaviour, but Ms Munt said: “We need to see details of the wholesale prices – we need to know definitively why diesel’s so much more expensive than petrol and we need greater transparency in the market.”

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