Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has made a fresh call for the Chancellor to scrap January’s planned 3ppl rise in fuel duty, after figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed a sharp fall in fuel consumption. Sales of transport fuels fell 6.3% in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2011, made up of a 10.6% fall in petrol deliveries and a 1.6% fall in diesel deliveries. In all, some 6.2 billion litres of diesel […]
FTA chief executive David Wells has written to chancellor George Osborne asking him to cut fuel duty ahead of the emergency budget this Wednesday (8 July).
MT takes a look at yesterday’s pre-Brexit budget (29 Oct) delivered by Chancellor Phillip Hammond to see what lies ahead for the logistics sector and UK economy as it approaches a crucial point.
FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes.