Department for Transport minister Robert Goodwill on why the commencement of the HGV Road User Levy today (1 April) means a fairer deal for UK hauliers competing against foreign-registered rivals. Doing all we can to help UK businesses thrive has been the government’s priority since we were elected in 2010. Since then we have cut red tape and provided support where it’s most needed and now we have done our bit for the UK haulage industry by introducing the HGV […]
Enforcement of the HGV Road User Levy in Northern Ireland is to begin on Monday (17 November), the Department of the Environment (DoE) has confirmed, six-months after enforcement in the rest of the UK began.
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 […]
Non-payment of the HGV Road User Levy by foreign hauliers is a “major priority” for DVSA, according to transport secretary Jesse Norman.