FairFuelUK has welcomed news that prime minister Boris Johnson has publicly committed to freezing fuel duty for the 10th successive year. The pressure group represents small businesses and hauliers across the UK and reacted to the news with “a huge sigh of relief as there was no mention of this levy’s future in his manifesto”. However, it warned that operators would be “hit hard” with a tax hike of 16% if Jeremy Corbyn – “the anti-motorist’s Sword of Damocles” – […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has warned chancellor George Osborne that ending the five-year freeze on fuel duty in the Budget this Wednesday (16 March) would slow down UK economic growth.
Week-in, week-out, the team of reporters, technical writers, and editors that work for Motor Transport are out there talking to people at all levels of the industry, and in government departments, to bring you the most relevant, up-to-date and compelling content. Asked to share their personal highlights of 2012, the journalists at Motor Transport give you an insight into the world of reporting on the road transport industry: Steve Hobson, editor: “My 2012 highlight was finally seeing the fruits of […]