Fuel duty will remain frozen this year, announced Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Summer Budget this afternoon, following speculation that it would be increased. The news was welcomed by FairFuelUK campaign co-founder Howard Cox, who said: “It is good news there is no increase in fuel duty that was predicted by many experts.” However, he added that “it remains perplexing that the Treasury still will not cut duty. An approach they recognised in March 2014 actually benefits […]
The FTA has welcomed the freeze in fuel duty announced by the chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget, but believes he missed an opportunity to boost the economy by not cutting it.
The FTA has warned operators to remain vigilant about the threat of a fuel duty hike this year.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The 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 initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]