Consumption of road transport fuels fell fractionally during 2012, latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown. A 5.4% fall in petrol sales over the year being almost entirely offset by a 2.36% rise in diesel sales, according to DECC. In the fourth quarter of 2012, petrol sales fell by 4.9% compared to Q4 2011 to reach 4.47 billion litres, while diesel sales rose by 3.7% at 8.19 billion litres. That left full year sales […]
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) is calling on government to suspend fuel duty for the logistics industry to protect hauliers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and secure the supply chain.
Treasury officials have indicated it will probably take seven to nine months for the European Commission to make its decision about an extension of the UK’s rural fuel duty rebate scheme.
Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has made a fresh call for the Chancellor to scrap January’s planned 3ppl rise in fuel duty, after figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed a sharp fall in fuel consumption. Sales of transport fuels fell 6.3% in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2011, made up of a 10.6% fall in petrol deliveries and a 1.6% fall in diesel deliveries. In all, some 6.2 billion litres of diesel […]