How much should petrol cost?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Poll started 08 March 2011:

How much should petrol cost?

Petrol prices are about 1.30/litre (see cheap petrol), but roughly 80p of this is made of tax and duty, so only 50p-ish goes to manufacturers and retailers combined.

Yet remember IF PETROL TAX WAS CUT OTHER TAXES WOULD RISE shifting the burden from motorists to others and the high taxes are encouraged by greens who believe they deter unnecessary driving.

If you were the Chancellor setting petrol prices, what would it cost PER LITRE?

Results

£15,692 votes (41 %)
£1.10772 votes (6 %)
£1.20250 votes (2 %)
£1.40  50 votes (0 %)
£1.50194 votes (1 %)
£1.60  26 votes (0 %)
£1.70  9 votes (0 %)
£1.80  15 votes (0 %)
£1.90  14 votes (0 %)
£2511 votes (4 %)
50p (ie no tax)881 votes (6 %)
60p369 votes (3 %)
70p957 votes (7 %)
80p1,913 votes (14 %)
90p2,162 votes (15 %)
1.30 (current average)201 votes (1 %)

                   14,016 votes received.

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