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[Un-allotted Half Day] — Fuel Costs

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 7th February 2011.

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Photo of Albert Owen Albert Owen Labour, Ynys Môn 6:15 pm, 7th February 2011

The hon. Lady is quite right to point out that those in peripheral or rural areas pay more because their need for the car is greater. In addition, those people need larger cars, and there is a big difference between the costs of petrol and diesel-many diesel vehicle owners are hit harder. We are talking not about Chelsea tractors, but essential means of transport in rural areas.