Fuel supply: UK suspends competition law to get petrol to forecourts

Fuel supply: UK suspends competition law to get petrol to forecourts

Fuel supply: UK suspends competition law to get petrol to forecourts

BBC News says the government is to suspend competition law to allow oil firms to target fuel deliveries at petrol stations following recent panic buying.

Officials said the move would make it easier for companies to share information and prioritise parts of the country most at need.

It follows days of long queues at the pumps, after fears of disruption to the fuel supply sparked panic buying.

Ministers are also considering deploying the Army to deliver fuel.

The option is under discussion, and could be examined at a possible cabinet meeting on Monday.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58701620


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