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: […]
Fair Fuel UK has renewed its call for the government to cut fuel duty to spur the struggling economy, after the Bank of England slashed its UK growth forecast for 2012 to close to zero. Quentin Wilson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, says: “Growth is paralysed so it’s time the government looked at cutting fuel duty to stimulate activity. If we spend less on fuel tax, we’ll spend more on other things.” Wilson argues fuel duty is one of the last […]
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]