The closure of some petrol stations has reignited a row over lorry driver shortages in the UK. A “handful” of BP stations, and a small number of Esso-owned Tesco Alliance stations, were closed on Thursday due to a lack of delivery drivers. It is estimated that the UK is short of about 100,000 HGV drivers – with gaps made worse by the pandemic and Brexit. Downing Street said there was “no shortage of fuel in the UK and people should continue to buy fuel as normal”.
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