The International Energy Agency says diesel and petrol consumption in the UK has dropped by one fifth compared to a year ago.
Petrol sales fall 20pc as drivers feel the pinch – the Daily Telegraph
The rising cost of petrol has led to a severe downturn in the number of people visiting out-of-town shopping centres, figures suggest. Last month, out-of-town retail destinations experienced a 5.8 per cent fall in shopper numbers compared with the same month last year - The Daily Telegraph [no link].
Shopping centres hit by high cost of petrol – the FT
Time to Regenerate our High Streets folks. See next post.