The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget. While Howard Cox and Quentin Willson from campaign group FairFuelUK were pleased the “chancellor has understood the debilitating effect of raising fuel duty on consumers, households, businesses and the broad economy” industry associations went on the attack. Christopher Snelling, the FTA’s head of national policy, said: “A freeze in fuel duty is a welcome decision, but it demonstrates a real […]
The FTA has called for a freight commissioner for London to ensure mayor Sadiq Khan’s draft transport strategy is implemented.
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.
Government’s emissions strategy contains very little for the road transport industy, say associations
Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions.