The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery. The RHA, FTA and FairFuelUK welcomed the duty freeze, but were disappointed that George Osborne did not cut fuel duty. FTA MD of policy and communications James Hookham said: “While we are relieved that the immediate danger has passed, in order to get the UK back on the […]
London Councils could improve cycling safety by relaxing the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to enable more deliveries to be made at night, the FTA has told Motortransport.co.uk.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has doubled its “email your MP” target after surpassing its original 25,000 marker in just two weeks. Since launching its email push, which calls on operators and the public to get in touch with their local MP through the FFUK website, 25,867 emails have been sent opposing August’s planned 3ppl fuel duty rise. FFUK has also garnered the support of 38 MPs in its bid to win enough support to table an amendment to the Finance Bill to […]
The introduction of a rebate on fuel duty for goods vehicle operators in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) this summer may tempt more UK operators to use illicit fuel, the RHA has conceded.