PRA welcomes block of the proposed Sainsbury's and ASDA merger plans
The PRA welcomes the news that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda, over fears it would raise prices at the supermarkets' petrol stations”, said Brian Madderson, Chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA).
Car Wash Association welcomes report by the Clewer Initiative's anti-slavery safe car wash app
Brian Madderson, Chairman of the Car Wash Association (CWA), welcomed the latest report from the Clewer Initiative, the anti-slavery arm of the Church of England, which showed nearly 1000 reports of potential human trafficking made via their mobile app.
Desperate ploy to keep supermarket merger afloat will decimate consumer fuel choice
“The proposed measures to save the struggling merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda will put thousands of independent petrol retailers out of business and decimate consumer choice across the UK, particularly in rural areas”, said Brian Madderson, Chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA).
In response to Fair Fuel UK's campaign to establish a fuel price regulator
It is not the first time a “Pumpwatch” supervisory body has been called for by this lobbying organization and the APPG for Fair Fuel. PRA regards it as unnecessary. The proper body to look into unfair pricing of retail fuel would be the Competition and Markets Authority. It has no plans at present to launch a new inquiry as their previous inquiry found no evidence to support anti-competitive pricing allegations