October 17, 2021

HGV drivers were sent to the UK petrol stations near me with fuel – Tesco, Asda, Sensebridge, Morrison and Coop all open.

The government is reportedly ready to issue 10,000 temporary foreign worker visas to help alleviate the shortage of HGV drivers and the fuel crisis.

No. 10 insisted Friday night that any measures introduced would be “severely curtailed” amid reports that Boris Johnson had allowed ministers to relax Britain’s immigration laws to allow more. Foreign drivers can enter the country.

And while Downing Street will not confirm whether a decision has been made, Transport Secretary Grant Shepps has previously promised to “move the heavens and the earth” to resolve the situation.

Read the live blog of our energy companies to get live updates on this crisis.

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