BP Profits: Govt shouldn't be hoodwinked to remove the windfall tax 

1 Aug 2023

EMBARGO: Immediate release

Responding to BP announcing Q2 profits of £2bn, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson Sarah Olney MP said: 

"These monster profits will be another nasty shock to families who couldn't afford to heat their homes this year. 

"The government shouldn't be hoodwinked to remove the windfall tax by this profit drop. Let's be frank, these are still huge. 

"No family should go cold next winter because the Government backed down on taxing the likes of BP.

"It is time to put the needs of struggling families and pensioners over the wallets of global oil firms. Yet this Conservative government is completely out of touch and has its priorities all wrong."


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