Operators face a potential triple whammy in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 25 November with cuts to spending on local roads, the DVSA’s enforcement budget and an increase in fuel duty on the cards. The government cuts, which will slash up to 30% off the DfT and the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) budgets over four years, were revealed by chancellor George Osborne in a speech at Imperial College last week. He said: “These savings will be achieved […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has renewed its call for a 3p cut in fuel duty and demanded greater recognition of the haulage industry’s contribution to cutting emissions in an open letter to chancellor Philip Hammond.
Government ministers ignored hauliers’ warnings that the limited length of the emergency HGV driver visas would deter European drivers from taking up the offer, the RHA has claimed.
TfL needs to bring back the role of head of freight in order to co-ordinate freight movement across London, the FTA told the London Assembly today (5 February).