MPs voted against a suspension on the proposed 3ppl fuel duty rise yesterday (12 November), despite pressure from Labour MPs, Tory backbench campaigners and lobbying from FairFuelUK (FFUK). A Labour-led motion to suspend the proposed increase in January to at least April was defeated 282 votes to 234. FairFuelUK claim that the increase will cost 35,000 jobs and prolong the recession by a further three years. Quentin Willson, spokesman for FFUK, said: “Everybody is saying this is a toxic tax […]
The UK’s first open access Bio-LNG filling station, a blend of liquefied natural gas and liquid biomethane, opened today (23 May) in Daventry.
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.