Average price of petrol in highest weekly rise in more than five years as oil prices increase
Motorists have been hit by the biggest weekly rise in fuel prices for more than five years. The average price of petrol jumped by 1.22% in just seven days, according to figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Data analysis by the Press Association revealed that this was the biggest weekly percentage increase since January 2011. The current price - 113.72p per litre - is the highest since August last year.
The price of diesel also registered its largest percentage weekly increase since January 2011: a jump of 1.39% to 116p per litre. RAC fuel spokesman Simon... read more
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