MP Robert Halfon’s fuel price transparency bill has been killed off, having failed to make its passage through parliament in time. Halfon’s bill, which received a successful first reading last October, called for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. However, last week the Queen’s Speech heralded the latest session of parliament, with the government setting out its legislative programme and in doing so consigning Halfon’s private bill to history. Speaking to MT in March, […]
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget.