Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander. The move could see the fuel rebate of 5p/litre currently enjoyed by retailers of road fuel within the Inner and Outer Hebrides, the Northern Isles, the Islands of the Clyde and the Isle of Scilly extended to other remote areas of the UK where average pump prices tend to be high. Fuel retailers claiming under the scheme are obliged to pass […]
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted against a motion opposing the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, finally clearing the way for enforcement of the charge to begin in the region.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has secured a meeting with chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, on Monday (29 October) to discuss the 3ppl duty rise planned for January. The meeting will include senior Treasury officials and RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning, and will focus on the findings of economic research funded by the RHA on behalf of FFUK. “Carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, the modelling shows how fuel duty impacts on growth and employment in […]