Fuel duty is set to be increased next year and will climb each year after that in line with inflation. Although chancellor George Osborne did not mention fuel duty in his Autumn Statement yesterday (25 November), effectively maintaining the status quo that has meant no duty rises in five years, this looks likely to end next April. Within the Spending Review document is a forecast that fuel duty revenue will increase by £2.3bn from 2015/16’s level of £27.4bn to £29.7bn […]
Hauliers working for Aggregate Industries (AI) have been hit with a 3% reduction in their rates after the construction materials supplier said fuel prices had plummeted.
The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) is calling on government to suspend fuel duty for the logistics industry to protect hauliers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and secure the supply chain.
Former energy minister John Hayes been named as transport minister, replacing the outgoing Stephen Hammond.