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: […]
MP Robert Halfon’s fuel price transparency bill has been killed off, having failed to make its passage through parliament in time.
Fuel duty is set to be increased next year and will climb each year after that in line with inflation.
The RHA has said that if MPs don’t back a private members bill being tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt, they will need to provide a clear reason why they have vetoed it. Robert Halfon, 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 […]