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, […]
A revised Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) for accessing fuel distribution terminals has been launched by the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), the Tank Storage Association (TSA) and the FTA.
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC.
The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices.