FairFuelUK (FFUK) has published new research “that blows the current thinking around fuel duty out of the water”, according to the head of the campaign. The CEBR report, Assessing the Impact of Lower Prices on the UK Economy, has revealed that the lower petrol and diesel prices of 2015 have raised UK GDP by 0.6%; created an extra £11.6bn of economic activity; 121,000 jobs and boosted government tax revenues. The research also shows that raising duty on diesel or increasing […]
FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes.
LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget.
The chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen fuel duty, the HGV Road User Levy and vehicle excise duty (VED) in today’s budget but had little to offer in regards to tackling the UK’s chronic congestion.