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. The decision to not increase fuel duty backs up the chancellor’s pledge at last September’s Conservative Party Conference to keep the tax static for the remainder of this parliament “provided we can find the savings to pay for it”. This was confirmed in last year’s Autumn Statement. However, despite vigorous industry lobbying led by FairFuel […]
A proposed new migrant camp in Dunkirk, just 30 miles from Calais, has been criticised by the RHA and the FTA.
The RHA has laid down four elements for achieving a “sustainable recovery” and has urged the government to consider the environmental, economic and social needs of business and people.
Road freight transport is the “lifeblood running through the veins of the British economy,” roads and freight minister Andrew Jones MP told MT this week.