In the myopic minds of transport and Treasury politicos, it is evident that “polluter pays” will unquestionably evolve to “user pays”. That will of course, incense those well-off electric vehicle drivers who bought their characterless zilch emissions vehicles because they qualify for zero taxes and urban charges exemptions. There is a prophetic irony here, to when we were all told to switch to diesel from petrol over 20 years ago. A certain smugness will soon turn to a déjà vu reality. 4 out of 5 fossil fuel drivers, from FairFuelUK’s detailed research, believe it is how much driving that takesRead Whole Article

The award-winning public affairs campaign that has been mainly responsible for securing the 10 years freeze in Fuel Duty responds to the rumours that the Chancellor will increase Fuel Duty 5p, to pay for the extension to Universal Credit and pay off Covid Debt. “Hiking fuel tax is like putting an even bigger hole in a sinking ship. 5p on duty raises only a fraction of the cost of the hike in Universal Credit. It is pure vindictiveness forced by a ill-informed and uncharacteristic Tory green agenda, that the Treasury are lashing out at motorists.”  “It will be disingenuous hittingRead Whole Article

Howard Cox, Founder of FairFuelUK, Secretary to APPG for Fair Fuel for Motorists and Hauliers said:  “It looks like welcome spending on roads for motorists and hauliers is secure, but there’s no hiding the huge tax gap of up to £80billion to fund the Chancellor’s ‘spending heavy’ plan. Something will have to give. We have been reliably told by Treasury sources that, UK’s drivers will be taking the significant burden to pay the Nation’s way out of the Covid economic crisis. In layman’s speak, Rishi Sunak is paving the way to hit drivers hard in the next Budget! The world’s highestRead Whole Article