The industry has welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to look at finding a way to avoid any more fuel duty rises during the current parliament. On the local election campaign trial in Derbyshire earlier this week, Cameron said he wanted to keep going with moves to block rises in fuel duty. “We have cancelled and delayed almost all of these fuel duty increases. will keep going to try and keep those fuel duty increases off, recognising that it is the […]
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.
More than 50 MPs are calling on the chancellor to cut fuel duty, warning that the haulage industry faces “severe damage” if fuel duty rises in line with RPI next April.