FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes. All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Fair Fuel for UK Motorist and UK Hauliers, which is chaired by Kirstene Hair MP, will launch its inquiry next month. It will consider evidence from suppliers of alternative low emission solutions, businesses in the fuel supply chain and local […]
The PetrolPromise campaign has signed up its 70th MP in support of its push for an Office of Fair Trading (OfT) investigation into the price of fuel. Julian Smith, MP for Skipton and Ripon, becomes the 70th MP to lend his support to the campaign, which was set up by MP Robert Halfon MP. Halfon is garnering support in a bid to get the Backbench Business Committee to timetable a parliamentary debate on his motion this autumn. Halfon’s motion calls […]
Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has made a fresh call for the Chancellor to scrap January’s planned 3ppl rise in fuel duty, after figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed a sharp fall in fuel consumption. Sales of transport fuels fell 6.3% in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2011, made up of a 10.6% fall in petrol deliveries and a 1.6% fall in diesel deliveries. In all, some 6.2 billion litres of diesel […]
Fuel duty will remain frozen this year, announced Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Summer Budget this afternoon, following speculation that it would be increased.