Transport businesses need urgent cash injections in the form
of grants, not loans, in order to maintain cashflow and survive.
So that is why it is so important you email your MP to ask
them to write to the Chancellor to inject immediate financial relief into these
businesses over and above the measures already announced.
Without a realistic road vehicle delivery specific financial
package of measures from the Treasury, hundreds of transport businesses will be
closed within a matter of weeks because they cannot sustain this widespread
The RHA is one of FairFuelUK's major founding backers and
has been instrumental with the FTA in getting fuel duty frozen for 10 years. Therefore, it
is vital we support their efforts in convincing the Government to support their
members struggling to survive in the time of CoVid-19.
We have made it easy for you to email your MP. Here is how
to do it.
Please go to this link. It will take you just 3 minutes to get your MP on board.
Average retail margins for December, January and February were around 10-12p per litre, yet since the CO-VID 19 lockdown, profits have rocketed to 27p per litre, that’s 125% more in deliberate profiteering. For diesel, margins have increased from 13p to 22p or nearly 70% more being fleeced from drivers.
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“Now in a time of national emergency, when every family, worker, NHS professional, deliver driver, small and medium size business worry daily about their health and financial security, the big oil companies should step up to the plate. They must help the Government cut the cost or living and pass on quickly the fall in international oil prices to drivers. When the Coronavirus is over, those who helped the war effort will be judged, those who profiteered unnecessarily, will face harsh consequences”. Robert Halfon MP
“The immoral fuel supply chain has been ripping off drivers to the tune of over £20m per day. It borders on criminal behaviour, using the Co-Vid 19 crisis as a smokescreen to fleece UK’s 37m motorists even more than their normal greed. Our essential workers need honestly priced fuel, so they are not under even more financial pressure to help us all. The perennial cheating of the world’s highest taxed motorists, every time oil prices change, must be scrutinised by an independent PumpWatch body. The under-pressure Government must act now, to stop this chronic consumer abuse once and for all.”Howard Cox, Founder of the FairFuelUK Campaign
Every time you fill up with diesel or petrol, you are subjected to the uncertainty and lottery of what you will pay.
The UK has the highest fuel taxes in the world. UK drivers contribute the 5th largest income stream to the Treasury.
There is no logic or transparency in the fuel supply chain pricing process.
By popular demand, we have developed an APP for Apple and Android smartphones that will tell you how much you are being fleeced by the Government and the fuel supply chain.
Tell you what tax you are paying to the
Treasury, each time you fill up
It will break down Fuel Duty, VAT and even the VAT charged on the Fuel Duty itself
As we collect data from drivers who use the APP, we will build up PumpWatch Prices
You will be able to keep a log of your fuel
purchases and see over time the vast level of tax that you have contributed to
The data behind the App will be updated daily to include the wholesale prices of diesel and petrol
It will also show what you would pay for your fill up in over 100 other countries and how that changes overtime
You will be kept updated of the latest campaigning issues, related news, surveys and political issues
You can keep in touch with us at FairFuelUK and contact your local MP
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