Fuel distribution at gas stations in the UK began this Monday, after a week-long suspension due to a shortage of drivers, by the military.
After completing training to drive the tanker, about 200 soldiers, half of whom were assigned as drivers. The ‘work’ will begin in London and the southeast of the UK where the biggest problems will occur.
Shortage of lorry drivers in the UK — Govt-19 epidemic, as old and foreign workers leave due to ‘Brexit’ — already contributed to the shortage of goods in supermarkets and restaurants and led to the closure of many services stations. Fuel.
“The situation has been improving for more than a week. Every day, when the figures come, it is improving and when the demand returns to normal, the strong expectation is that everything will go away.). People should know that we are doing everything we can,” said Finance Minister Rishi. Sunak told LBC Radio.
Gordon Palmer, managing director of the Petrol Retailers Association, told Sky News that “many of its” members have been “without fuel for several days and some for more than a week”. The association estimates that 22% of the 5,500 members are still suffering from fuel shortages, but expects the situation to improve “this week.”
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