George Osborne has called on BP to cut the price of petrol after it announced bumper earnings:
“BP have absolutely no excuse for not passing on any fuel price falls to customers. It would be a scandal if they do not.”
The Shadow Chancellor also announced new ideas to help small and medium-sized businesses earlier today. The latest ideas focus on making it easier for SMEs to bid for public sector contracts. Download a pdf of the proposal.
On Platform on Saturday Mark Prisk MP set out the existing Tory commitments to the small business sector.