Diesel prices return to highest level of year
The report shows that unleaded prices have risen by 1.4ppl from 117.7ppl to 119.1ppl. Diesel prices have also risen, by 1.7ppl, from 121.3ppl to 123.0ppl. The price difference between unleaded and diesel has risen to 3.9ppl.
Across the country,London and Northern Ireland recorded the highest price for unleaded at 119.7ppl. Yorkshire and Humberside recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 118.2ppl. Wales and Northern Ireland recorded the highest diesel price at 123.6ppl. Yorkshire and Humberside have the cheapest diesel at 122.3ppl.
Supermarket prices for unleaded also rose over the month by 1.7ppl to 117.5ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded has fallen to 1.6ppl.
Currently, the UK has the eighth highest unleaded price in Europe and the second highest diesel price.