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 PetrolPromise campaign has signed up its 70th MP in support of its push for an Office of Fair Trading (OfT) investigation into the price of fuel. Julian Smith, MP for Skipton and Ripon, becomes the 70th MP to lend his support to the campaign, which was set up by MP Robert Halfon MP. Halfon is garnering support in a bid to get the Backbench Business Committee to timetable a parliamentary debate on his motion this autumn. Halfon’s motion calls […]
A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs.
The RAC has called on all major political parties to say in the run-up to the next general election what they intend to do about four key transport concerns – the high cost of fuel, the poor state of the UK’s roads, the need for better enforcement of driving behaviour, and the issue of expensive and inadequate parking facilities.