More than 50 MPs are calling on the chancellor to cut fuel duty, warning that the haulage industry faces “severe damage” if fuel duty rises in line with RPI next April. The MPs are also calling for the creation of an independent watchdog to monitor pump pricing. In a letter to chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of the Autumn Statement (23 November), Dover MP Charlie Elphicke, chairman of the FairFuelUK (FFUK) all party parliamentary group, called for a cut in fuel duty […]
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 […]
A review of the HGV Road User Levy is in the pipeline, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced in yesterday’s budget.
Patrick McLoughlin will remain in the role of secretary of state for transport as part of the new Conservative government, it has been confirmed.