UK petrol stations close due to lorry driver shortages night
BBC, 24 Sep 2021
BP closes some petrol stations due to a shortage in lorry drivers, as the Bank of England warns UK inflation is expected to rise above 4% by the end of the year, fuelled by rising energy costs. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
BP has warned it has had to "temporarily" close some of its petrol stations due to a shortage of lorry drivers.
It comes the Bank of England warns UK inflation is expected to rise above 4% by the end of the year, fuelled by rising energy costs.
The Bank also said that there were signs the supply chain crisis was starting to hamper the economic recovery, and revised down its growth forecast for the third quarter by 1%.
What’s led to these issues and how can the government fix it?
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