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Johnson Hints at More Aid for Britons Struggling With Fuel Costs

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Boris Johnson hinted his UK government may prepare more help for Britons struggling with a surge in petrol prices, as inflation tightens its squeeze on household budgets.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak cut fuel duty by 5 pence (6 cents) a liter in March as he sought to alleviate a growing cost-of-living crisis. But the impact has been wiped out several times over by a further surge in prices at fuel pumps, exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.