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 government will “look into funding support” for hauliers to recruit and train new drivers as part of George Osborne’s 2015-16 budget plan.
Is the road transport industry expecting too much from Philip Hammond’s budget this afternoon? Motortransport.co.uk looks at what’s in store for logistics.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has renewed its call for a 3p cut in fuel duty and demanded greater recognition of the haulage industry’s contribution to cutting emissions in an open letter to chancellor Philip Hammond.