UK watchdog to crack down on fuel price rip-off

The Competition and Markets Authority has received new powers to monitor and penalise unfair fuel pricing, ensuring transparency from retailers

“Pump prices still high despite 2p-a-litre drop”

RAC data reveals that UK drivers are still paying more than they should at the pumps, with supermarkets criticised for not passing on savings

Major retailers urged to reduce petrol prices by 5p per litre

Current analysis reveals that petrol prices remain high compared to wholesale costs, with consumers losing out, while retailers profit

UK petrol prices rise for second consecutive month

In July, the average price of petrol in the UK increased by a penny, marking the second monthly rise in a row, while diesel remained stable

UK’s 2030 petrol and diesel car sales ban is “immovable”, says Cabinet minister

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has assured that the 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel car sales will not be postponed

Concerns over voluntary pump price disclosure

The RAC has emphasised the need for official wholesale fuel monitoring to ensure fair pricing by retailers

UK to crack down on petrol stations overcharging drivers

The UK Energy Secretary is set to meet with prominent retailers, such as Asda, Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, bp, Shell and Esso, to discuss measures aimed at ensuring fair fuel prices

UK Energy Secretary warns retailers: Act or face legal consequences

Grant Shapps has issued a stern warning to retailers, urging immediate action or else face severe legal repercussions for their practices in the wake of fuel price hikes

UK to introduce ‘pump watch’ scheme to protect drivers

The government plans to implement a scheme, compelling retailers to share petrol and diesel prices online, aiming to prevent drivers from being overcharged

Supermarket fuel margin hike costs UK drivers £900m

The Competition and Markets Authority has found that the supermarket fuel margin increase costs customers approximately £75 million per month