UK haulage industry gives PM final warning on looming Christmas crisis

Wheels of HGV lorry

The UK haulage industry has called on the prime minister to step up his “lacklustre” efforts on the driver shortage and act now to avert a Christmas crisis.

Bosses from multiple logistics and food companies have all written to Boris Johnson to say not enough has been done to solve the ongoing supply chain crisis and called on him to intervene personally. 

They warn that government interventions, such as the three-month temporary visa for European drivers, “simply do not go far enough to tackle the crisis and protect the UK economy in the months ahead”.

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