Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has called again on chancellor Philip Hammond to use tomorrow’s Autumn Statement (22 November) to cut fuel duty and boost the economy. Following speculation that the chancellor will announce a freeze, FFUK urged him to go one step further and slash fuel duty by 3ppl. The group argues that a 3ppl cut would create 8,000 jobs, boost income tax revenues and save the poorest 50% households a combined £1.9bn, based on research by CEBR. FFUK said: […]
The government is beginning to acknowledge the importance of the road transport industry ahead of the general election, according to the RHA.
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.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s call to government to review “unacceptable” local authority parking enforcement, which is costing operators hundreds of thousands pounds a year in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs).