Fuel duty press releases

Treasury invites FTA to discuss how cost of fuel impacts on industry Fri Feb 06 17:08:00 GMT 2015

The Freight Transport Association has been invited to meet with Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to talk openly regarding how falling oil prices affect the cost of fuel and ...

Chancellor reassures freight operators on fuel duty Wed Dec 03 15:36:00 GMT 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has provided reassurance to freight operators by confirming that fuel duties will remain frozen for the remainder of this Parliament, despite big falls in oil ...

Fuel duty cut will be good for the economy FTA tells Chancellor Thu Nov 27 12:16:00 GMT 2014

The Freight Transport Association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of his 2014 Autumn Statement on 3 December, primarily outlining the economic benefits that could be ...

FTA calls on Chancellor to cut fuel duty in March Budget Thu Feb 20 17:54:00 GMT 2014

In its pre-Budget submission to the Chancellor, the Freight Transport Association has urged him to go further than freezing fuel duty and to cut it by 3 pence per litre. ...

Fuel duty freeze - good but not good enough, says FTA Thu Dec 05 13:15:00 GMT 2013

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s confirmation that fuel duty will be frozen next year – saving industry around £186 million - is a positive step but is not enough to deliver significant benefits ...