Lobbying

Lobbying

The PRA engages with HM Government departments on important issues, which affect members. 

Details of these lobbying activities can be found on the member’s section of the website and also in Market Review 2018 and in past copies of “Petrol Heads Up”.

For more information please telephone 0845 305 4230.
 

Important issues under discussion are:
 

HM TREASURY/HMRC

  • Fuel Duty
  • HGV Levy 
  • Rural Fuel Duty Rebate Scheme 

DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS (DEFRA)

  • Clean Air
  • Trade effluent – One of the issues

DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT

  • Fuel quality 
  • RTFO – the Road Traffic Fuels Obligation 
  • Biofuels   
  • Automated & Electric Vehicles Bill
  • Alternative Fuels

DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (DCLG)

  • Business Rates at ATMs 
  • Business Rates (Inflation) 

HOME OFFICE

  • Forecourt Crime 
  • Human Trafficking and Slavery

REVENUE & CUSTOMS (HMRC)

  • Illicit Trade 

BUSINESS, ENERGY & INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (DBEIS)

  • National Emergency Plan (Fuels) 
  • Emergency Supply 
  • Energy Statistics 
  • HGV LEVY

DEPARTMENT FOR HEALTH

  • E-cigarettes 
  • Business Rates (Shop) 
  • Low-burn products 
  • Fuel Duty 
  • Tobacco 

About PRA

The Retail Motor Industry represents the interests of operators in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man providing sales and services to motorists and businesses. The RMI has a formal association with the independent Scottish Motor Trade Association which represents the retail motor industry in Scotland.