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Oil And Petrol (Pricing)

Volume 14: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will set up an inquiry to investigate the pricing of oil and petrol in the United Kingdom.

No. Neither the 1979 Monopolies and Mergers Commission report on petrol wholesaling, nor the February and November 1981 reports of the NEDC energy task force, found evidence of a failure of competition in the United Kingdom oil products market.