Clare Gov Senator Believes Delay In Reversal Of Fuel Excise Cut Until Market Prices Drop

A Clare government Senator believes the removal of the reduction in excise duty on petrol and diesel should be delayed until market prices drop.

The government’s work on finalising a new cost-of-living support package continued over the weekend and a final decision is to be made at tomorrow’s Cabinet meeting.

The excise cuts on petrol and diesel are expected to be scrapped, while the tourism VAT rate could rise from 9 per cent to 13.5 per cent.



Mountshannon Fianna Fáil Senator, Timmy Dooley, says any increase in excise duty needs to be gradual and in line with market prices.

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