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.

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