Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed in the Budget there will be no rise in fuel duty this September. Speaking today at parliament, Osborne said he had “listened” and name checked PetrolPromise.com founder Robert Halfon MP and Alan Reid, MP for Argyll and Bute (Conservative and Liberal Democrat respectively) as he revealed the planned 3ppl increase had been shelved. The chancellor said that the decision over the past two years to freeze fuel duty, had meant fuel was 13ppl cheaper presently […]
The RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.
It has emerged that the Treasury’s plan to extend the existing island fuel rebate scheme to parts of mainland UK may not result in the same 5p/litre rebate enjoyed by those already in the scheme.