The RHA has welcomed the Conservative manifesto’s pledge to simplify the tax system this week but said the document lacked detail. Launched by Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of the general election on 8 June, key measures include a pledge to seek a post-Brexit free trade and customs agreement with the EU; a move to simplify the tax system; and a commitment to continue a £40bn road and rail investment programme. The manifesto also promises to develop the strategic road […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said.
It is now one year since Sir Mike Penning MP set up a new all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics with three primary goals: to help ease the chronic shortage of HGV drivers; improve the image of the industry in the eyes of the public; and give logistics a higher profile within government.