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 […]
Fuel duty is set to be increased next year and will climb each year after that in line with inflation.
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 […]
Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry.