The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices. As the parties build up to next month’s general election, the pro-EU party has said the UK’s vote to leave the union is responsible for 5ppl of the recent increase in the […]
The RHA has warned that leaving the European single market and the European Union Customs Union “will inevitably add a degree of administrative cost” to UK operators and could slow down the supply chain.
The government is beginning to acknowledge the importance of the road transport industry ahead of the general election, according to the RHA.
The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto.