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Fuel protests spread to UK truckers

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Fuel protests spread to UK truckers


Protest action has spread across the Channel, with British lorry drivers putting their weight behind their French counterparts. Truckers from across the UK have been heading to central London to deliver a petition to the Prime Minister’s door. Around a hundred drivers have staged a similar convoy in Wales. They are demanding a fuel tax rebate for essential users. Their anger coincides with government plans to increase road tax on older, more polluting vehicles.

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