The Road Haulage Association is pleased that to date, 28 MPs have pledged their support to scrap the proposed 3p per litre rise in fuel duty, due on 1st August.
It’s great news that these MPs have come out in support of scrapping the August 3ppl increase”, said RHA Chief Executive Geoff Dunning.
“Since October 2010, every penny increase has added £398 a year to a haulier’s operating costs – that has meant an increase of £5218 per truck per year relating to fuel.
“Of course we welcome the current decrease in the price of diesel but we cannot be complacent. We must see the August rise abandoned and we are calling on our members to contact their MP as a matter of extreme urgency in order to swell the numbers of those at Westminster who are prepared to support the cause”.
Those in favour of scrapping the increase …:
|Gregory||Campbell MP||Londonderry East||DUP|
|Nigel||Dodds OBE MP||Belfast North||DUP|
|Jeffrey||Donaldson MP||Lagan Valley||DUP|
|Jonathan||Edwards MP||Carmarthen East & Dinefwr||Plaid Cymru|
|George||Galloway MP||Bradford West||Respect|
|Roger||Godsiff MP||Birmingham, Hall Green||Labour|
|Mike||Hancock CBE MP||Portsmouth South||Liberal Democrat|
|Dai||Havard MP||Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney||Labour|
|Gordon||Henderson MP||Sittingbourne & Sheppey||Conservative|
|Sylvia||Hermon MP||North Down||Independent|
|Stewart||Hosie MP||Dundee East||SNP|
|Elfyn||Llwyd MP||Dwyfor Meirionnydd||Plaid Cymru|
|Naomi||Long MP||Belfast East||Alliance Party|
|Angus||MacNeil MP||Western Isles||SNP|
|William||McCrea MP||South Antrim||DUP|
|Alasdair||McDonnell MP||Belfast South||SDLP|
|John||McDonnell MP||Hayes & Harlington||Labour|
|Ian||Paisley Jnr MP||North Antrim||DUP|
|Andrew||Percy MP||Brigg & Goole||Conservative|
|Margaret||Ritchie MP||South Down||SDLP|
|David||Simpson MP||Upper Bann||DUP|
|Eilidh||Whiteford MP||Banff & Buchan||SNP|
|Sammy||Wilson MP||East Antrim||DUP|
|Peter||Wishart MP||Perth & North Perthshire||SNP|
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