FairFuelUK, the group battling for lower fuel prices in Britain, has successfully collected the 100,000 signatures needed for the matter of fuel prices to be eligible for discussion in Parliament. Led by Robert Halfon MP and renowned motoring journalist, Quentin Willson, the petition was officially presented to the government on October 11, but the organization insists that the battle has only just begun.Fuel pump

FairfuelUK is still asking people to sign up to FairfuelUK's website and will soon be encouraging their supporters to contact their MPs in the run up to the debate, to ‘encourage every MP to play an active part and to add their weight to the battle.’ In an email to thank their supporters, FairFuelUK said: “Reaching the 100,000 is a major milestone in our campaign. We know that many local and regional press releases picked up the news. However, we were a little disappointed that the national media outlets did not pick it up. This shows just how vital it is to keep the pressure on if we are to keep the issue of cheaper petrol and diesel high up the media and political agendas." For more details see FairfuelUK


Written by: Alex Smith
Alex Smith is a journalist, copywriter and magazine editor with a long history in boating and a happy addiction to the water. He’s worked on boats, lived on boats, bought boats, sold boats and – when he’s not actually on board a boat – he can generally be found in his Folkestone office, tapping away at the computer and gazing out to sea.