Reduce fuel duty to help transport businesses, Logistics UK boss tells chancellor


Logistics UK chief executive David Wells has urged the government to cut fuel duty rather than VAT to ease the pressure on hauliers struggling with rising pump prices.

Making the keynote address on the first day of Multimodal 2022 at the NEC Birmingham, Wells said the soaring cost of diesel was the key issue facing the transport and logistics sector and that the government needed to do more to help operators.

He said hauliers had shown "incredible resilience" during the [...]

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