THE Lancashire Evening Telegraph's comments on the decision to put VAT on fuel bills were praised in a heated Parliamentary debate.

Pendle MP Gordon Prentice said: "The Lancashire Evening Telegraph was spot on when it said that VAT on fuel was forced on the Government by an exploding deficit which had to be paid for."

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