Fuel duty will remain frozen this year, announced Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Summer Budget this afternoon, following speculation that it would be increased. The news was welcomed by FairFuelUK campaign co-founder Howard Cox, who said: “It is good news there is no increase in fuel duty that was predicted by many experts.” However, he added that “it remains perplexing that the Treasury still will not cut duty. An approach they recognised in March 2014 actually benefits […]
John G Russell (Transport) said it had benefitted from months of empty roads over the last year, which helped boost fleet productivity, fuel consumption and would result in strong financial results.
Apprenticeships could be the saviour of students facing cancelled examinations and dubious about higher education amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with one recruiter saying enquiries are on the increase.
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.