Cost of living

Standing up for residents during the recent rise in the cost of living, on issues such as fuel pricing and rural energy. 



CMA concludes Road Fuel Market Study following MP’s campaign

The Competition and Markets Authority has published the final report in its Road Fuels Market Study. It follows a campaign started by the MP for West Dorset, Chris Loder, last November to address the unfair pricing practices of commercial fuel providers in his constituency.

MP welcomes update on the Road Fuels Market Study

West Dorset’s MP Chris Loder has welcomed an update from the Competition and Market Authority’s Road Fuels Market Study. It follows months of lobbying by the local MP, which saw the Prime Minister confirm to an investigation into fuel pricing disparities.

Chris Loder MP turns up the dial on fuel pricing issues with Prime Minister

West Dorset’s MP Chris Loder has once again escalated the issue of fuel pricing disparities that are unfairly charging motorists from West Dorset a premium to the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at a one-to-one meeting on Wednesday 1st March: the third such intervention since his first Parliamentary q

Minister intervenes in support of local MP’s fuel price campaign

West Dorset's local MP Chris Loder has welcomed the intervention of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Secretary Grant Shapps in his campaign for fairness on fuel pricing strategies which have left residents in towns like Bridport having to pay hefty premiums or travel many miles to

MP support for West Dorset Citizens Advice

West Dorset MP Chris Loder has met with Daniel Cadisch and Rovarn Wickremasinghe from Bridport Citizens Advice on Friday 25th November, to discuss further ways of enhancing the service provided to local residents including support with the cost of living, or helping families looking after Ukraini

Chris speaks up for young people at bus fare inequality


West Dorset MP Chris Loder has challenged the Government on the unfair situation faced by young people across rural Britain who have to pay for bus travel to their sixth form colleges, whilst this is not the case for many young people in urban areas.