MP Robert Halfon’s fuel price transparency bill has been killed off, having failed to make its passage through parliament in time. Halfon’s bill, which received a successful first reading last October, called for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. However, last week the Queen’s Speech heralded the latest session of parliament, with the government setting out its legislative programme and in doing so consigning Halfon’s private bill to history. Speaking to MT in March, […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) joined forces with fifty MPs yesterday to present an independent economic report to the Treasury, which argues that cutting fuel duty will boost the haulage industry and the wider economy.
The leader of the Welsh national party, Plaid Cymru, has signed up in support of PetrolPromise.com. Elfyn Llwyd is the 69th MP to back the campaign website’s push for an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) investigation into the price of fuel. PetrolPromise, which was founded by Robert Halfon MP, wants the non-tax element of the price of fuel reduced. As well as an OFT investigation, it is calling for a Royal Commission to be set up to investigate how fuel […]
Rates pressure, diesel prices and lorry road user levy revenues are among the points the RHA wants the chancellor to consider ahead of the Budget (20 March).