FairFuelUK (FFUK) has renewed its call for a 3p cut in fuel duty and demanded greater recognition of the haulage industry’s contribution to cutting emissions in an open letter to chancellor Philip Hammond. The letter, sent to the chancellor ahead of next week’s Budget (8 March), also calls for significant investment in the UK’s roads infrastructure, moves to get rid of polluting buses and vans in city centres and support for diesel vehicle owner to upgrade to cleaner fuels. It […]
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.
Last month to the collective relief of the road transport industry, chancellor George Osborne froze duty once again, announcing September’s 3ppl increase would not happen.
The RHA has said research claiming that road building fails to cut congestion and bring economic benefits, whilst creating higher than expected pollution levels, is misguided.