Yes, withdrawal of the cards would be a serious blow, but let's look at the knee-jerk reaction from our occasional MP....
Writing to the Chancellor: WTF use is that? He'll write back to say that he cannot interfere with commerical business decisions. MacNeil will blame Labour, Labour will refute any invovlement.
Contacting BP: Not on the agenda. Why not? They are the only ones who can change the policy.*
Getting the Scottish Government involved: Not on the agenda either. Could this be because MacNeil is more interested in blaming Labour than actually achieving anything. cf MacNeil's actions over the rocket range
* Actually, the cards are provided by Fuel Card Services Ltd, who are a completely separate business, and are an agent of BP, whose existence is predicated upon getting a cut of the BP turnover by driving large volumes through the cards and through the BP Stations.
As the most likely companies to have to deal with the loss of discount are the local hauliers who have failed to pass on the benefits of RET, is there not a wider issue here about lack of joined up policies that between Edinburgh and London that needs to be sorted before blame is spayed everywhere, regardless.