Supermarkets cut petrol prices

Motorists have received some pre-Budget good news in the form of supermarket fuel-price cuts.

Tesco is cutting the price of petrol
Tesco and Asda are cutting the price of petrol

First, Tesco announced it was reducing its petrol and diesel by 1p a litre from this afternoon. Then Asda said that, from tomorrow morning it was taking up to 1p a litre off its petrol and up to 2p a litre off its diesel.

Asda said motorists would from tomorrow pay no more than 132.7p a litre for diesel and 126.7p a litre for petrol.