FairFuelUK and its backers were joined by 100 MPs at the Houses of Parliament on Monday [4 March], where 40 MPs signed a letter calling upon the chancellor to cut fuel duty. The letter, which appeared in The Times today, was signed by MPs including Robert Halfon, Conservative MP Caroline Nokes and Labour MP Hywel Francis. Representatives from the haulage industry including the RHA, FTA, Association of Pallet Networks and Hertfordshire-based firm PW Gates Distribution joined FFUK in lobbying MPs […]
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.
Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September.
Fleet operators making deliveries into London will be hit by a steep 17% price increase for entering the Congestion Charge from next month, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed today (28 May).