Cut in fuel duty welcome but misses an opportunity, RHA claims


 

The RHA has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of a 5 pence per litre cut in fuel duty in his Spring Statement, which equates to a £2,000 per year saving on running a typical HGV. However, it said that while it will ease pressure on businesses facing soaring costs, the government could have gone further and announced an essential user rebate similar to those used in other countries for hauliers and coach operators. “Cutting fuel duty is a common sense move […]