Will standing outside Fawley oil refinery in a gale really persuade the government and the oil firms to lower their petrol prices to £1 a litre?
I think not. The government needs to make more money from our ‘luxury items’ to pay off our debts and keep the police patrolling the streets. So if they do agree and lower the excise, they’ll have to find the money somewhere else.
Maybe they’ll re-introduce the window tax from the 17th century. We’d have to start bricking them up again and it would be like going back to the dark ages!
Sadly, trying to hit the government where it hurts will only hurt us. Unfortunately, if you don’t like it, buy a Smart car or get the bus.