FairFuel UK

Fuel prices are rocketing. Road haulage companies, general businesses and private motorists are hurting. The whole economy is suffering. Fuel prices are the talk of the nation and the Prime Minister and his senior colleagues are being pressed from all angles on this issue. We believe that there is a window of opportunity to persuade the Government to tackle rising fuel prices. We have joined with the FTA to support http://www.fairfueluk.com/, which seeks to represent all road users, and is an addition to existing, intensive lobbying activity from the RHA.

We can make a difference but need your help and the help of everyone in and close to your organisation! The campaign aims are to see the next fuel duty hike planned for April which would add another 3.5 pence per litre scrapped AND to get the Government to bring in a fuel price stabiliser.

This campaign does not support blockades or any disruptive action. It does believe that MASSIVE lobbying of the politicians can and does work. It is being organised on our behalf by Peter Carroll. Peter has wide experience in the road haulage industry and founded and ran the Gurkha Campaign that won the right to live in Britain for brave Gurkha soldiers. Peter and his team at Why Not Campaign Limited are now fighting for a fair deal on fuel.

We need you to sign up at http://www.fairfueluk.com/and getting all your friends and contacts to do the same. The more that sign up – the greater the chance of success. We request that you forward this email to all your contacts and ask them, in turn, to forward it to all of theirs. Please try and get drivers, managers, admin staff, suppliers, customers, friends and family to sign. By this means, we will reach the tens of thousands of people that we need to be behind us.

Geoff Dunning
Chief Executive

5 Responses to “FairFuel UK”

  1. 1 Brian J. BAKER 20/01/2011 at 4:47 pm

    The only thing that will get a message into the thicko in Downing Street, is for you to join ETA instead of FTA

  2. 2 Barry 20/01/2011 at 7:05 pm

    The steady increases in fuel are unhelpful to ‘recovering’ our economy. The duty should fall or stop putting VAT on it.

    I don’t support the idea of a stabiliser though. They will not keep prices down they will fix them at an already high price. I can’t think of a sensible and simple way to administer it either. A stabiliser would make current prices acceptable and permanent.

  3. 3 Anoneumouse 20/01/2011 at 7:10 pm

    Personally I doubt that we the plebs will benefit from this. At best, the road haulers may get a tax rebate.

  4. 4 kellys_eye 20/01/2011 at 8:36 pm

    On a rural basis I would suggest that vehicles registered at a rural postcode should get discounted road fund licence as way of fuel price compensation.
    On a another vein, any fuel protest should include gas/electricity as a simple removal of ‘environmental loading’ would negate much of the recent inflationary pressures.

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