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Midlands TD Calls For Excise Duty On Fuel To Be Halved

It's included in a motion from the Rural Independent group of TDs.

A midlands TD would like the government to halve the excise duty on petrol and diesel.

It's contained in the Rural Independent Group's motion to scrap future carbon tax increases.

Independent Carol Nolan is also calling for he VAT on home heating oil to be reduced by 5% until the end of the year.

The Laois-Offaly deputy says it would lead to significant savings for the average household:

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