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 […]
The RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has pressed chancellor George Osborne to reconsider making a training fund available for the industry, after hopes were dashed in the Autumn Statement last week.
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.