Hauliers hit back after Prime Minister blames industry for petrol pump crisis


Haulage operators are accusing the Prime Minister of attempting to scapegoat the industry for the petrol pump crisis after failing to heed their warnings of a supply chain crisis months ago. The industry criticism follows comments made by Boris Johnson on the BBC Andrew Marr Show on Sunday (3 October). Asked what had caused the petrol pump crisis he told Marr that for “decades” the haulage industry “was not investing in the truck stops, not improving conditions, not improving pay. […]