‘The RTFO level of 4.75% does not necessitate the introduction of E10. Any change which might necessitate the introduction of E10 would be the subject of a public consultation and impact assessment.’
So stated Baroness Kramer for the government.
So this is the public consultation, and rather typically set out in such a way that the public at large will not understand the questions right from the start.
Question 1 asks if you prefer option 1; option 2; or an alternative.
Nowhere in that document does it state what these options are.
So much for consultation.
Further; the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) have responded to similar such consultations, and the difficulty in responding is emphasised in their response to Birmingham City Council over the Clean Air Zone for Birmingham. Just check out the number of answers that include "don't know/no opinion" after their answer to question 12.
The crux of their replies is made clearer in the answer to Q.23.
Government consultation exercises are done to show a consultation process has been undertaken as required by law. It does not mean that government will either listen, or act upon said consultation.