BREXIT BITES BACK: Fuel Shortages Pile Pressure on Johnson as UK Crisis Escalates…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering bringing in Army drivers to fix a supply chain crisis in Britain, with many gasoline stations running dry over the weekend as panic among motorists spread.

The government also moved to temporarily suspend competition rules and allow companies to coordinate fuel supplies to the most affected regions.

With a shortage of truck drivers raising the prospect of widening disruption to food and fuel deliveries in coming weeks, ministers have discussed starting Operation Escalin, a contingency plan that would mobilize hundreds of troops to drive fuel tankers, a person familiar with the matter said.

















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