Hauliers working for Aggregate Industries (AI) have been hit with a 3% reduction in their rates after the construction materials supplier said fuel prices had plummeted. In a letter dated 25 March, the company told hauliers that its fuel escalator mechanism would be activated now that the average quarterly key fuels price had dropped below £1 per litre. The letter said: “As a consequence, we will be reducing all road haulage rates, for all vehicle types on all contracts by […]
Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
Abbey Logistics is topping up its frontline workers’ sick pay to ensure they do not feel the need to continue to work if they need to self-isolate during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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 […]