Planned fuel duty increase will stifle econ...

Nov 21, 2022Comments off

A proposed 23% increase in fuel duty, which equates an additional 12p per litre of petrol or diesel at the pumps, hidden in the content

Jeremy Hunt delivering the Autumn Statement in Parliament

The Autumn Statement: The industry response

Nov 18, 2022Comments off

On Thursday 17th of November, Jeremy Hunt, Chancellor of the Exchequer, laid out the Government’s plans to repair the economy and plot a course out

Jeremy Hunt

Emergency Budget: What it means for drivers...

Oct 18, 2022Comments off

The Chancellor’s Emergency Budget has some serious implications for drivers and fleet-operating businesses. In response, Matthew Walters, Head of Consultancy Services at LeasePlan UK, has

Response to the UK Government’s ̵...

Sep 26, 2022Comments off

On Friday, 23rd September 2022, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng published his ‘mini-budget’ to address the current national financial situation

Red Diesel Barrels

Government contradiction over red diesel re...

Apr 04, 2022Comments off

In his Spring Statement the Chancellor announced a 5p-a-litre cut in fuel duty. But, with the end of the rebate on red diesel coming in

Spring Statement

Spring Statement: Industry responds

Mar 24, 2022Comments off

Yesterday, 23rd March 2022, Rishi Sunak delivered his Spring Statement. In it he stated that fuel duty will be cut by 5p until March 2023,

Welsh fuel prices

Record pump prices are hurting drivers and ...

Mar 07, 2022Comments off

It is possible that petrol and diesel prices are to rocket even further by 10p to 20p per litre this coming week. Howard Cox of

Transport sector gives mixed response to Au...

Nov 01, 2021Comments off

The RHA has welcomed moves to help the transport and logistics sector contained in the government’s Autumn Budget which it said were “campaigning wins for


AA calls for VAT to be scrapped on electric...

Jul 05, 2021Comments off

The AA and members are calling on the Government to scrap VAT on the sale of electric cars on the Autumn Budget to help boost


Budget 2020 – final round-up of analy...

Mar 12, 2020Comments off

Michael Woodward, UK automotive lead at Deloitte: “With the UK on the cusp of large scale adoption of electric vehicles, the Chancellor has today announced