More than two thirds of HGV drivers want to leave the EU, according to a survey from the FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign. Of the 1,973 HGV drivers that took part in the campaign’s survey on Thursday’s referendum, 69% said they planned to vote in favour of a Brexit. Just 15% of the drivers said they would vote to remain, while 14% said they were undecided. The remaining 2% said they would not say or did not intend to vote. A poll by […]
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has secured a meeting with chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, on Monday (29 October) to discuss the 3ppl duty rise planned for January. The meeting will include senior Treasury officials and RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning, and will focus on the findings of economic research funded by the RHA on behalf of FFUK. “Carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, the modelling shows how fuel duty impacts on growth and employment in […]
Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.