Plunge in sterling leaves drivers paying £6 more for tank of petrol, says AA

Plunge in sterling leaves drivers paying £6 more for tank of petrol, says AA

The plunge in the value of the pound has left drivers paying an extra £6 for a tank of petrol, an analysis from the AA has found. The recent fall in sterling, exacerbated by Friday’s market-spooking mini-budget, has hit hard-pressed motorists in the pocket, the motoring group said. The AA said pump price savings from the cost of oil dropping back to where it was before Russia invaded Ukraine were being “severely undermined” as sterling has slumped to 37-year lows. …