The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery. The RHA, FTA and FairFuelUK welcomed the duty freeze, but were disappointed that George Osborne did not cut fuel duty. FTA MD of policy and communications James Hookham said: “While we are relieved that the immediate danger has passed, in order to get the UK back on the […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
Former Ocado executive Simon Thompson, who until recently ran the NHS Test and Trace app, has been named as Royal Mail’s new UK chief executive.
Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald has retained his post as shadow transport secretary, surviving the latest Labour party cabinet reshuffle.