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Waitrose rapped for 'short' fuel

07 August, 2006
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Waitrose has been fined 5,700 for selling short measure diesel to customers.
The supermarket pleaded guilty to breaching the Weights and Measures Act at a hearing before magistrates. The discrepancy at the site in central Salisbury was discovered during a routine inspection by Trading Standards Officers, who also discovered an over-dispensing super unleaded pump.Contractors had warned Waitrose 12 months previously that there were problems with the pumps, the court heard. The supermarket said the discrepancies were unintentional and had now been corrected.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands134.59140.57129.69
North East133.19142.40129.15
North West134.1363.90139.73129.13
Northern Ireland131.34135.32128.05
South East135.2562.40141.74130.52
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West Midlands134.34140.64129.70
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