Logistics UK repeats call for cut in fuel duty to ease “unprecedented pressure” on hauliers


 

Logistics UK wants an immediate 6p per litre cut in fuel duty and said it would save hauliers £2,424 per 44-tonne truck, per year. The business group also said that one solution to rising prices could be the introduction of a system, similar to that used in Portugal, where the rate of duty is reduced weekly if there is an increase in VAT revenue on fuel sales. It said the knock-on effect of sustained prices would be increased costs for […]