Fuel duty rise would be huge blow to sector’s recovery, warns Logistics UK


Logistics UK has called on the government to scrap plans to ramp up fuel duty to help pay for the Covid-19 crisis. Media reports have claimed chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering raising duty by 5p per litre in his autumn budget, ending a 10-year tax freeze. However, Logistics UK director of policy, Elizabeth de Jong, said the association was “extremely concerned” by the rumours. “Logistics businesses have worked tirelessly during the pandemic to ensure the nation is supplied with all […]