Empowering drivers and boosting competition in the road fuel retail market

Closed 12 Mar 2024

Opened 16 Jan 2024


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) undertook a year-long market study into the road fuel sector. It concluded by recommending to the government to create a statutory open data scheme for fuel prices and an ongoing road fuels price monitoring function.

We are consulting to understand views on the best way to design and implement the open data scheme and elements of the monitoring function that are not outlined in the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill, and have set out our proposals in this consultation.

We encourage respondents to read the consultation alongside this survey when responding.

Read the consultation document on GOV.UK.

What happens next

The consultation will be open for 8 weeks closing on 12 March 2024. We will undertake extensive engagement with stakeholders during this time.

Following the closing of the consultation, the government will then analyse the responses received and publish the response to the consultation.


  • Oil and Gas
  • Consumer organisations
  • Consumers
  • General public
  • The Devolved Administrations


  • Oil and gas