Fair Fuel UK (FFUK) founder Howard Cox has said the campaign for a cut in fuel duty goes on, as new consumption figures revealed diesel demand continues to grow. Commenting on provisional new figures released yesterday (27 March) by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), which show demand for diesel still growing despite the UK’s high rate of duty, Cox told Motortransport.co.uk that continuing the campaign was “a no-brainer”. Rejecting the suggestion that continuing high demand gave government carte blanche […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
Despite new business wins and growth in average storage volumes, turnover at Boughey Distribution remained flat last year.
The industry has welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to look at finding a way to avoid any more fuel duty rises during the current parliament.