Oil: Prices

Scotland Office written question – answered on 14th January 2015.

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Photo of Jim Sheridan Jim Sheridan Labour, Paisley and Renfrewshire North

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues and Ministers of the Scottish Government on the relationship between oil prices and travel costs for cross-border commuters.

Photo of Alistair Carmichael Alistair Carmichael The Secretary of State for Scotland

It is vital that the fall in oil prices is reflected in what consumers pay for travel, at the petrol pumps and in utility bills. The Government is monitoring the situation to ensure this is the case.

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