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THE TORIES are committed to abandoning the "fuel escalator", which automatically increases the cost of fuel in every Budget, David Heathcoat-Amory, the Tory Treasury spokesman, said. The measure was introduced in 1995 to reduce pollution.

TAXPAYERS SHOULD be given better access to information about how much they pay to the Treasury, Tim Loughton, the Tory MP for Worthing East and Shoreham, said.

Commons. 9.30am. Backbench debates. 2.30pm: Questions to Cabinet Office Minister.

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