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 report comes ahead of the government’s Autumn Statement next week. It was handed into the Treasury along with a 15,000 strong signature petition calling for the creation of an independent watchdog, PumpWatch, to police fair pricing at the pumps. FFUK commissioned The Centre for Economics and Business […]
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.
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 […]