FairFuelUK (FFUK) joined forces with fifty MPs yesterday to present an independent economic report to the Treasury, which argues that cutting fuel duty will boost the haulage industry and the wider economy. The report comes ahead of the government’s Autumn Statement next week. It was handed into the Treasury along with a 15,000 strong signature petition calling for the creation of an independent watchdog, PumpWatch, to police fair pricing at the pumps. FFUK commissioned The Centre for Economics and Business […]
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.
Motor Transport has joined the RHA and the CILT in calling on chancellor George Osborne to set aside £100m to fund the urgent recruitment and training of up to 45,000 new HGV drivers in his Autumn Statement on 3 December.
Palletline is backing the FairFuelUK (FFUK) campaign by sponsoring the IT infrastructure that enables FFUK to communicate with its hundreds of thousands of supporters. Kevin Buchanan, MD of Palletline, says: “We’re proud to be part of this admirable movement and the important work it is doing to force the fuel price agenda to centre stage. “Palletline has always looked out for the interests of its members and the transport industry as a whole. We believe that lower fuel duty will […]