A windfall tax should be applied to the UK oil sector with the resulting revenues used to cut fuel duty, if the EC’s investigation into alleged price-fixing confirms widespread malpractice, it has been suggested. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow and founder of the PetrolPromise.com campaign, said the EC’s decision last week to investigate a number of firms in the oil sector suggested “significant suspicion that something was going on”. He added: “If this is seen to be widespread, I […]
Plans for a nationwide strike of thousands of lorry drivers on 23 August have been delayed as the organisers try to garner more support for the action.
Fuel prices are falling for the first time in months, as the price of oil drops but experts warn prices will still remain high for the foreseeable future.
An online sales tax to level the playing field between high street and online purchases would be passed straight on to customers, ParcelHero has warned.