Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget. The chancellor George Osborne confirmed the news earlier, meaning that following a 1ppl cut in 2011 fuel duty has now been frozen for each successive year since. Following the autumn statement late last year, it looked like fuel duty would be raised by the rate of inflation come April, but after lobbying by the likes of FairFuelUK (FFUK) supported by the RHA, FTA and Association of […]
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.
Labour has warned that failure to strike an agreement with the EU in time for Brexit in 2019 will see the South East of England grind to a halt as trucks are queued back from Dover.
The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA.