Government to assist hauliers

RTE News report the Government has agreed a temporary emergency support measures to assist hauliers with the rising cost of fuel.

Under the scheme, €100 per week will be paid for every heavy goods vehicle listed on a road haulage operator’s licence.

The payment will be made over a period of eight weeks, at which point a review will take place.

The total cost of the scheme to the exchequer will be €18m.

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