Petrol prices 'set to ROCKET' – but diesel drivers could be even worse off

PETROL prices are set to rocket by up to 8p a litre in the next few weeks, experts predicted.

Diesel drivers could be even worse off, with pump prices up by as much as 12p a litre by December.

The forecast comes following the price of Brent crude oil increasing by £13 a barrel since the middle of this year, up by about 20 per cent.

It prompted calls for Chancellor Philip Hammond to scrap a fuel duty rise in his Autumn Statement next week.

A barrel of oil is trading at more than $63 (US dollars), the highest since June 2015.

It means a definite...
source: Express