The price of petrol: Who is to blame?

This week on Inside Parliament, 1 NEWS political editor Jessica Mutch McKay and reporter Benedict Collins discuss the issues surrounding skyrocketing fuel prices in New Zealand. 

It comes after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she was "hugely concerned" at the prices consumers are paying at the pump and called petrol margins unacceptable.

The Prime Minister says the Government is now undertaking work to get a basis for their plans. Source: Breakfast

On TVNZ1's Breakfast this week, National MP Judith Collins said the Government's plans do not go far enough.

The National MP says the coalition are in a panic about fuel prices. Source: Breakfast

"If the Government wants to do something right now, it could cut that tax, say we're not going to have that regional fuel tax, 11.5 cents a litre in Auckland plus everything else that’s going on," she said.

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The 1 NEWS political reporters discuss the Prime Minister’s reaction to the sky rocketing cost of fuel. Source: 1 NEWS

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