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 […]
MSL Scotland has added three Actros tractor units kitted out with the latest MirrorCam system after a trial of the camera received glowing reviews from the Broxburn haulier’s drivers.
Consumption of road transport fuels fell fractionally during 2012, latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown. A 5.4% fall in petrol sales over the year being almost entirely offset by a 2.36% rise in diesel sales, according to DECC.
FairFuelUK launched its election manifesto at the House of Commons today, with a succession of MPs pledging to support the influential lobby group’s seven main campaign objectives. These include a 3p cut in fuel duty to help stimulate economic growth, bringing UK fuel duty in line with other European Union countries and an independent inquiry into manipulation of the fuel supply market by speculators. Conservative MP Jason McCartney, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Fuel, centre, and […]