The industry has welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to look at finding a way to avoid any more fuel duty rises during the current parliament. On the local election campaign trial in Derbyshire earlier this week, Cameron said he wanted to keep going with moves to block rises in fuel duty. “We have cancelled and delayed almost all of these fuel duty increases. will keep going to try and keep those fuel duty increases off, recognising that it is the […]
The RHA has said that if MPs don’t back a private members bill being tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt, they will need to provide a clear reason why they have vetoed it. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This […]
Department for Transport minister Robert Goodwill on why the commencement of the HGV Road User Levy today (1 April) means a fairer deal for UK hauliers competing against foreign-registered rivals.