Fuel Industry - Budget Increase - Jet Petrol Station, Leyton, East London
Petrol bargain hunt. With the 7 and half pence increase in petrol duty leading to differing prices at the pump, many motorist were on the look-out for bargains today. Some were happy to fill up at this Jet petrol station in Leyton, East London, where four-star was on offer for 162.8p a gallon.
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Peter Adamson as Len Fairclough
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Virgin tycoon Richard Branson
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