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12 entries for category FairFuel UK

FFUK Back On The Green

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 February 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, FairFuel UK

Following a successful MP photoshoot last week, FTA and its partners in the Fair Fuel UK campaign were back on College Green this morning to present more letters to parliament. ...

Fair Fuel UK - Moving The Campaign Forward

Posted on: Friday, 8 April 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, FairFuel UK

Today the partners of the FFUK campaign, supported by logistics professionals, literally dragged the campaign into its next phase when they staged a truck pull down Whitehall before delivering a letter by hand to the Prime Minister. ...

FTA takes its message to Labour

Posted on: Monday, 26 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub, FairFuel UK, Labour

FTA has held another successful fringe event as part of the Transport Hub at the Labour party conference in Liverpool. Fair Fuel UK campaigner Quentin Willson was joined by veteran transport figurehead Graham Stringer MP, Cllr Malcolm Kennedy of ...

Open House With FFUK

Posted on: Tuesday, 1 November 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, FairFuel UK

FTA joined RHA and others at the Fair Fuel UK Parliamentary Briefing and Reception on Monday; to persuade the gathered crowd of MPs of the need for action on fuel prices; with duty set to rise still further on January 1. ...

Fair Fuel Has Its Day In The House

Posted on: Wednesday, 16 November 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Westminster, FairFuel UK, Road, Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, SNP, Plaid_Cymru

After over 100,000 signatures on the Government’s e-petition website, support from scores of MPs and thousands of members of the public through the Fair Fuel UK website; Tuesday finally saw the House of Commons floor debating perhaps the most ...

FFUK Takes Fuel Fight to Minister

Posted on: Thursday, 1 March 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Westminster, FairFuel UK, Road

On Tuesday afternoon, FTA and our partners in the Fair Fuel UK campaign took the ongoing fight for a fairer deal on fuel prices right to the heart of the Government; in a meeting with Economic Secretary Chloe Smith MP. ...

National Fair Fuel Day

Posted on: Tuesday, 13 March 2012 by Mike Webb in categories FairFuel UK, Westminster, Road

March 7 saw the first ever National Fair Fuel Day take place in Westminster. Amid the rain, confusion, and large number of other demonstrations vying for space, several hundred dedicated FFUK supporters came to Parliament in the hope of making their ...

Victory For FFUK At Top Industry Awards

Posted on: Tuesday, 29 May 2012 by Mike Webb in categories FairFuel UK, Westminster

The hard work and dedication of all involved with FairFuelUK, the successful FTA-backed fuel duty campaign, was recognised on Monday night as campaign founder Peter Carroll beat off stiff competition to win the prestigious "Public Affairs Campaign of ...

It's a good news day………

Posted on: Tuesday, 26 June 2012 by Julie Maddocks

There’s no doubt that our members, as well as we at FTA, are delighted at the news that the Government will not go ahead with a three pence-a-litre fuel duty increase, planned for August. ...

Quentin Willson guest blog for FTA

Posted on: Friday, 29 June 2012 by Debbie Attwood

This week, we at FairFuelUK celebrated as the Chancellor announced the postponement of August’s 3ppl increase and we learned our campaigning had paid off. ...

Busy week in Parliament for FTA

Posted on: Wednesday, 11 July 2012 by Mike Webb

FTA has been in Parliament three times this week, each focussed on a different audiences to discuss a different range of issues. First up on Tuesday morning was the latest meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport. ...

FairFuelUK guest blog

Posted on: Tuesday, 18 March 2014 by Jackie Langridge in category FairFuel UK

By Howard Cox of the FairFuelUK Campaign FairFuelUK has been campaigning over three years for the 32 million motorists of the UK, and in particular for the haulage industry, in part due to FTA’s consistent and steadfast financial backing. ...