Fuel duty press releases

Rising fuel prices mean vehicle operating costs track ahead of inflation, says FTA Tue Dec 06 11:57:00 GMT 2011

The high cost of fuel remains the biggest cause for concern amongst haulage operators, who are continuing to be squeezed by rising operating costs and pressure for earlier payment terms from ...

FTA welcomes £325m fuel duty reprieve Tue Nov 29 14:00:00 GMT 2011

Following sustained and concerted lobbying by the Freight Transport Association and its partners in the FairFuel UK campaign, the leading trade body is delighted by the Government’s decision to ...

£325m additional fuel tax bill is out of touch with struggling logistics sector, FTA warns Chancellor Fri Nov 25 15:59:00 GMT 2011

The Freight Transport Association is warning the Chancellor against pressing ahead with a 3 pence per litre fuel duty increase from 1 January next year. ...

Government must act on fuel duty Wed Nov 16 11:48:00 GMT 2011

The government must heed the advice of its own MPs and overhaul its fuel duty policy to avoid doing further damage to the industry and the economy, warns the Freight Transport Association (FTA). ...

Rising fuel costs stoke inflation and unemployment, reveals FTA’s Kent survey Tue Nov 01 13:06:00 GMT 2011

Three out of four Kent-based transport operators have had to pass on increasing fuel costs to their customers, thereby stoking inflation. ...