Here is one reaction to the budget and I'm pretty much in agreement. People and goods need to travel, this may help the deficit but it certainly won't stimulate growth or help ordinary people................ ________________________________________________________________________________ Dear FairFuelUK Supporter We imagine that, like us, you are angry and disappointed by the failure to act on petrol & diesel prices in this afternoon’s Budget. The Government has not listened to our evidence that it could have reduced petrol & diesel tax AND been no worse off in overall revenue. This is a ‘slap in the face’ to every family and business in Britain. Our view is that the failure to scrap the fuel duty rise is the ‘Bombshell in the Budget’. It will do immense damage to families and businesses. Yes, we are angry and disappointed – but we are not giving up. If today’s failure to act shows anything is shows this – we need more support than ever. If you share how we are feeling, please spread the message by every means you can that FairFuelUK needs every family and business behind it. We HAVE to fight back. We need everyone in Britain that cares about the crippling damage being inflicted by high petrol & diesel taxes to actually sign up at www.fairfueluk.com. Every signature makes our voice more powerful. We currently have 220,000 supporters but need thousands more. Please cut and paste the email below to all your family, friends and contacts or use our ‘tell a friend’ facility here by clicking "Tell a friend" . To make George Osborne life more difficult and get the vital change in thinking on fuel duty we need an even bigger show of ‘people power’. Quentin Willson and the FairFuelUK Team ----------------------------------------------- ********sample email to friends and contacts********* In today’s Budget, the Government announced that it is sticking to its plans to slap another 16p per gallon on petrol & diesel. They are doing this despite evidence from the FairFuelUK campaign that they could have cut fuel taxes AND been no worse off due to the extra economic activity stimulated by the cut. I support the FairFuelUK campaign. They currently have over 220,000 members of the public behind them, but need thousands more. If you share my anger at the scandal that this petrol & diesel prices PLEASE sign up to support them at www.fairfueluk.com They are backed by the RAC, the Road Haulage Association RHA, the Freight Transport Association FTA and the country's leading fuel card specialists the Fuelcard Company and over 150 Parliamentarians. Every signature makes their campaign more powerful. It’s free and simple to do. By August, the Government will be taking 86 pence of tax on every litre of petrol & diesel – surely enough is enough…Please sign up Buy a Campaign Window Sticker to help support the Campaign Sign up to support the FairFuelUK Campaign Tell all your followers on Twitter Spread the message on Facebook The FairFuelUK campaign is backed by the RAC, the Road Haulage Association RHA, the Freight Transport Association FTA and the country's leading fuel card specialists the Fuelcard Company . It is supported by over 220,000 members of the public and over 150 Parliamentarians.