The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget. While Howard Cox and Quentin Willson from campaign group FairFuelUK were pleased the “chancellor has understood the debilitating effect of raising fuel duty on consumers, households, businesses and the broad economy” industry associations went on the attack. Christopher Snelling, the FTA’s head of national policy, said: “A freeze in fuel duty is a welcome decision, but it demonstrates a real […]
More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body.
The FTA has accused London mayor Sadiq Khan of scoring “a spectacular own goal” in his plans to clean up the capital’s air quality, due to the confusion over the Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year.