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Originally posted by kode
When you buy fuel for your car in the UK, 75% of what you pay is tax, so i heard. Personally they can tax it all they like, i don’t own a car.lol
UK fuel tax: The facts
Its business users and people with disabilities that need a tax break in fuel. Personal car users should start to find alternatives. imho
Originally posted by Regenmacher
Have these blockades worked previously?
Sounds like when we have boycotts in the US, which changes nothing cept more ink in the newspaper.
Maybe it's time to give the royals the boot and save some quid?
--who said that, looks around--
"Taxation is very much like dairy farming. The task is to extract the maximum amount of milk with the minimum amount of moo. And I'm afraid to say, that these days, all I'm getting is moo."
Originally posted by stumason
I think they got us a few pence off for a while...not much though, more of a token thing to placate the sheep.
Getting rid of the royals would only save £12 million. Pocket change really when they help generate billions out of tourism.
Motorists are being urged not to panic-buy ahead of planned fuel tax protests, as queues of up to an hour are reported at some petrol stations.
The Fuel Lobby's Andrew Spence said no oil refinery blockades were planned so there was no need to stock up
Merseyside Police have asked people not to ring 999 to ask where to buy fuel after phone lines became strained.
Originally posted by thesaint
Mr Stumason my friend they told us last time not too panic buy and looked what happened there was no fuel for weeks.
I can understand why the people dont listen to the goverment.
There is a Oil refinery at Ellsmere port near Liverpool where i live and already its full of Press camping out.
I hate the sheeple mentality however i just gotta join the sheeple crowd just this once and fill up. Its better to be safe than sorry i think.
All respect to your comments though