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Petrol Duty

Volume 455: debated on Friday 26 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much tax the Government receives from 1 litre of petrol sold for 90 pence at the pump. (110730)

I have been asked to reply.

Information on current and historic duty rates for petrol and diesel can be found in Table 4 of the HM Revenue and Customs ‘Hydrocarbon Oils Bulletin’, which can be found on the HM Revenue and Customs website:

http://www.uktradeinfo.com/index.cfm?task=bullhydro

The standard rate of VAT, 17.5 per cent., is charged on main road fuels.