FairFuelUK (FFUK) has welcomed the news that there will be a 9th consecutive freeze in fuel duty. Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the freeze in her speech to the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham today (3 October). There had been fears that duty would be increased in the budget on 29 October. Howard Cox, founder of the FFUK campaign, said: “The ‘just about managing’ will breathe a huge sigh of relief that duty is frozen for the 9th year. “Thank […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will publish the result of its call for information on the UK petrol and diesel market on Wednesday (30 January). The report is expected to identify whether there are any competition concerns within the UK fuel market to warrant the launch of an investigation. The OFT began gathering information from the industry, motoring groups and consumer bodies in September, and its decision has been awaited keenly. Pressure group PetrolPromise has been pushing for a […]
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 […]
Hoyer Group has hailed its “highest turnover in its history” but conceeded challenges remain for its UK division.