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Chancellor Rishi Sunak
ACS calls for change to grant so more petrol stations will qualify
22 April, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is urging the Government to change the eligibility for its business grant support so it takes in more petrol filling stations.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
Forecourt closures reach 100 as coronavirus hits sales and staff
17 April, 2020

About 100 petrol filling stations across the UK have closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the PRA has revealed.

Chancellor freezes fuel duty for tenth successive year in budget
11 March, 2020

Fuel duty will be frozen for the tenth successive year, the chancellor has announced in his budget, despite pressure for change.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak
FTA urges Chancellor not to raise fuel duty in Budget
26 February, 2020

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has added its voice to those urging the Chancellor not to raise fuel duty in his Budget on March 11.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
Reports of plan to raise fuel duty in Budget anger PRA
21 February, 2020

The PRA and motoring organisations have reacted angrily to reports the Government is planning to increase fuel duty by 2ppl, with PRA chairman Brian Madderson describing it as “a kick in the teeth” for motorists.

James Lowman: chief executive, ACS
10 April, 2017

Since the publication of the revised business rate valuations late last year, a range of business groups including ACS have been campaigning to ensure that those hardest hit by the revaluation will be given appropriate relief, and that beyond the revaluation, the rating system will be reviewed so that everyone pays their fair share. This inequity in the rating system was highlighted when it was revealed that while petrol forecourts are seeing their bills rise, some of the biggest internet distribution warehouses are set to see a fall in their rateable values.

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