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 […]
Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has made a fresh call for the Chancellor to scrap January’s planned 3ppl rise in fuel duty, after figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed a sharp fall in fuel consumption. Sales of transport fuels fell 6.3% in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2011, made up of a 10.6% fall in petrol deliveries and a 1.6% fall in diesel deliveries. In all, some 6.2 billion litres of diesel […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has warned chancellor George Osborne that ending the five-year freeze on fuel duty in the Budget this Wednesday (16 March) would slow down UK economic growth.
Plummeting sales during the COVID-19 lockdown could force petrol stations to close leaving some hauliers facing fuel shortages, fuel retailers are warning.