Lower fuel prices cost Elddis Transport last year, with savings passed onto customers causing a drop in turnover. The County Durham operator recorded turnover of £25.6m for the year ended 31 December 2016; a 1.6% from 2015’s £26.1m. But MD Nigel Cook told MT the drop was entirely down to last year’s low fuel prices. He said: “We spent less money on fuel, and that was passed on to our customers which affected our turnover.“When you look at, it was […]
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 […]
The RHA and motorway service area (MSA) operator Moto have welcomed the prime minister’s plans to force service stations to display fuel prices on motorway signs, but the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) believes it will push prices up.