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Parliamentary question - E-002267/2022Parliamentary question

Temporary repeal of mineral oil taxes in the EU

Question for written answer  E-002267/2022
to the Commission
Rule 138
Dolors Montserrat (PPE)

The inflation-triggered crisis has millions of European people and SMEs in a chokehold.

In Spain, inflation hit 8.7% in May, and the OECD, no less, is forecasting lower growth for the country as a result of the high percentage increase in prices.

Petrol and diesel have become a luxury that ever fewer people can afford. Prices per litre are now consistently in excess of EUR 2 and experts warn that we could reach EUR 3 this summer.

Both national and European administrations must take every decision in our power to mitigate the cruel effects of a crisis that is destroying families.

In the light of the above:

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