Fuel Duty Changes
UK Petroleum Industry Association

27th August 2009

PRESS RELEASE

Fuel Duty Changes

Duty on road fuels increases on 1 September 2009 by 2 pence per litre(54.19ppl to 56.19ppl) plus VAT, equivalent to 2.3ppl overall.

Further changes already announced in the 2009 Budget include I January 2010 VAT back to 17.5% from the current 15% rate and 1 April 2010 a duty increase of 1ppl above indexation.

Ends

Enquiries:
Nick Vandervell +44 (0)20 7269 7600

Notes to editors:

  1. UKPIA represents the oil refining and marketing companies operating in the UK, which also own approximately 2,190 of the UK's 9,264 service stations.
  2. UKPIA members own and operate the nine crude oil processing refineries in the UK.

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Enquiries

If you need more information,
please contact either:

Nick Vandervell
+44 (0)20 7269 7604

Chris Hunt
+44 (0)20 7269 7601