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. Revealing its submission ahead of the Budget next month, the FTA said it would continue to support the government’s introduction of the levy only if it is truly revenue neutral for UK operators. It also wants to see administrative costs are kept to a minimum, and extra funding made available […]
MP Robert Halfon’s fuel price transparency bill has been killed off, having failed to make its passage through parliament in time.
Last month to the collective relief of the road transport industry, chancellor George Osborne froze duty once again, announcing September’s 3ppl increase would not happen.
The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference.