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 […]
Karen Crispe will step down from her role as MD of Tachodisc to join the FTA at the start of April as commercial director.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has secured a meeting with chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, on Monday (29 October) to discuss the 3ppl duty rise planned for January. The meeting will include senior Treasury officials and RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning, and will focus on the findings of economic research funded by the RHA on behalf of FFUK. “Carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, the modelling shows how fuel duty impacts on growth and employment in […]
The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost.