When it comes to fuelling an economic recovery, maintaining the current low price of diesel should be a priority for the government. With prices already starting to rise, I’d urge chancellor Rishi Sunak reduce fuel duty over the next 12 months to compensate for any increase at the pumps With most goods in the UK carried by road, such a measure would keep transport costs low, stimulate production, and provide an economic boost for businesses and consumers alike. The low […]
Fuel duty is set to be increased next year and will climb each year after that in line with inflation.
Harlow MP Robert Halfon has called for a parliamentary debate on whether the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) should investigate UK fuel prices. The Conservative MP wants a debate and vote to focus on the non-duty portion of petrol and diesel prices: specifically on whether there is a need to investigate possible price-fixing and anti-competitive behaviour by oil wholesalers. Halfon is seeking to table a Commons Motion on the issue, which has been backed by 65 cross-party MPs, and he […]
Widnes-based Suttons Transport Group is using a £6m funding boost from Lombard to expand its fleet and modernise its technology.