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Mark Frostick
Budget rates relief could be worth £40m to forecourt sector
18 March, 2020

Rates relief announced in last week’s Budget could be worth £40m for the forecourt sector, according to property and planning consultancy Rapleys.

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.

RAC welcomes supermarket fuel price cuts - but warns against Budget duty hike
10 March, 2020

Pump prices should start falling - and quickly - claimed the RAC following the news that Asda had cuts its petrol and diesel prices by 2ppl.

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.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS calls for business rates review to help forecourts
12 February, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores) ACS has called on the chancellor to encourage investment in the UK’s 8,400 forecourts by committing to a business rates review in the 2020 Budget on March 11.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA urges Chancellor to cut 2ppl from road fuel duty in Budget
07 February, 2020

The PRA has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid urging him to cut road fuel duty by 2ppl in the first Budget of the new Government on March 11.

Money Talk: Budget 2015 (the March one)
07 April, 2015

It was always likely to be a strange Budget coming as it did just seven weeks before the General Election which looks highly likely to end without any clear winning majority. The Chancellor had to stand up and deliver a Budget that somehow appealed to his existing voters but didn't scare off those who might be thinking of joining them on May 7; and do so in the knowledge that he might not be in a position to put his announced measures into practice after that date.

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