FTA chief executive David Wells has written to chancellor George Osborne asking him to cut fuel duty ahead of the emergency budget this Wednesday (8 July). Following the Conservative victory in the May general election, giving the party its first majority government since 1997, Osborne will set out the new government’s policies on 8 July. Wells said: “The prime minister and the chancellor both continue to emphasise that the government’s primary objective is to protect the UK economy. We believe […]
A revised Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) for accessing fuel distribution terminals has been launched by the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), the Tank Storage Association (TSA) and the FTA.
The government is beginning to acknowledge the importance of the road transport industry ahead of the general election, according to the RHA.
The Transport Committee has accused the DfT of “blatantly ignoring” its recommendations in regards the roll out of all-lane running across the motorway network, which one MP has said will “get people killed”.