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 […]
Chancellor George Osborne has postponed the 3ppl fuel duty rise planned for 1 August until January 2013. Following lobbying by FairFuelUK (FFUK), culminating in a threat from the Labour Party to force a vote on an amendment to the Budget legislation earlier today, Osborne announced the freeze. However FFUK founder Peter Carroll says: “There are serious longer-term issues to address on fuel taxation and pricing – but for today, we thank the government for listening and acting.” Robert Wilcox, MD […]
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.