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Fuel prices risen by nearly 25% since 2010, says Road Haulage Association

The overall price of fuel has risen by almost a quarter in just 18 months, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has stated.

In a question and answer session, the organisation said that since the start of 2010, petrol prices rose 20.6% in duty and commercial rises, however the figure is close to 23% when the recent rise in VAT is considered.

The survey showed the diesel average as 93.96ppl excluding VAT whilst forecourt prices for the public were 113.70ppl inc VAT at the lower 17.5% rate.