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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
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Plans to reform North Sea oil taxation were announced yesterday
Tories on offensive over car taxes

The government’s support for expanded nuclear energy plans and simultaneous hints at a deferral of the 2p increase in fuel duty have prompted criticism from the Conservatives. Shadow chancellor George Osborne said the government was failing to provide the “stable and certain” tax policies required in times of economic difficulty. Yesterday prime minister Gordon Brown… Read more »

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Lorry drivers are protesting against the government
Fuel protest causing traffic havoc

Protesting hauliers have handed a petition outside Downing Street as the government faces growing pressure over its planned road tax changes. Fuel prices have risen above 120p a litre at the pumps, leading to dissatisfaction from lorry drivers angry with the government’s 2p increase in fuel duty. Hauliers want the introduction of an essential user… Read more »