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Foreign HGV driver visa plan ‘insufficient’ to fix Christmas supply chain issues

AOL 26 Sep 2021
“Supermarkets alone have estimated they need at least 15,000 HGV ... Richard Walker, managing director at Iceland supermarket, called the announcement “critical” and pushed for shop staff and other key workers to be fast-tracked past petrol pump queues. The supermarket boss said.
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Britain to offer 10,500 post-Brexit visas to tackle chronic worker shortage

Straits Times 26 Sep 2021
As well as threatening timely fuel supplies, the lack of lorry drivers has hit British factories, restaurants and supermarkets in recent weeks and months ... Supermarkets are also feeling the heat, with frozen-food group Iceland and retail king Tesco warning of Christmas product shortages.
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UK to Offer 10,500 Post-Brexit Visas to Counter Growing Worker Crisis

Voa News 26 Sep 2021
As well as threatening timely fuel supplies, the lack of truck drivers has hit British factories, restaurants and supermarkets in recent weeks and months ... Supermarkets are also feeling the heat, with frozen-food group Iceland and retail king Tesco warning of Christmas product shortages.
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Britain to offer 10,500 post-Brexit visas to counter growing worker crisis

Straits Times 26 Sep 2021
As well as threatening timely fuel supplies, the lack of lorry drivers has hit British factories, restaurants and supermarkets in recent weeks and months ... Supermarkets are also feeling the heat, with frozen-food group Iceland and retail king Tesco warning of Christmas product shortages.
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Panic at the pumps: Ambulance crashes into car waiting for fuel and police are forced ...

The Daily Mail 26 Sep 2021
'Supermarkets alone have estimated they need at least 15,000 HGV ... Richard Walker, managing director at Iceland supermarket, called the announcement 'critical' and pushed for shop staff and other key workers to be fast-tracked past petrol pump queues. The supermarket boss said.
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Why Panic Buying Isn't The Answer Right Now (And How To Avoid It)

Huffington Post 24 Sep 2021
Stockpiling was all the rage a few lockdowns ago (now there’s a sentence we never thought we’d write), and with some popular items going out of stock once more, shoppers are starting to supermarket sweep all over again ... Despite their warnings, supermarkets are urging their customers to stay calm.
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Iceland Boss Points Out UK Has More Food Banks Than McDonald’s Branches

Huffington Post 24 Sep 2021
Richard Walker, managing director of Iceland supermarket, hit out at the rising number of food banks in the UK despite Britain’s status as one of G7 nations ... He continued ... Although Iceland is one of Britain’s cheapest supermarkets, Walker still predicted there would be inflation in food prices across the country ... Walker concluded ... .
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro: UK PM has asked for ‘emergency’ food deal

Press TV 24 Sep 2021
Britons set to face ‘permanent shortages’ in supermarkets, trade body warns ... In Britain, there has been a supply shortage at supermarkets since there have been critically few transport truck drivers ... Furthermore, the managing director of the Iceland supermarket warned that food supplies could come under threat within days, not weeks.
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Government under pressure to act as HGV driver shortage hits fuel deliveries

Belfast Telegraph 24 Sep 2021
Richard Walker, the managing director of Iceland, said the supermarket chain was around 100 drivers short of what it needed and echoed the call for a temporary change to immigration rules ... It’s very difficult out thereRichard Walker, Iceland ... Mr Walker said Iceland was “fully ...
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UK urges public calm over shut fuel stations

The Times of India 24 Sep 2021
Supermarket shelves of carbonated ... "My business has about 100 HGV drivers short, and that is making it increasingly very, very difficult to service our shops," said Richard Walker, managing director at supermarket Iceland, adding that deliveries were being cancelled.
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Boris Johnson asked for ‘emergency’ food deal, says Bolsonaro

The Observer 24 Sep 2021
... to supermarket supplies ... Downing Street has urged people not to panic-buy, after the announcement by BP that there may be a lack of fuel at some petrol stations and the managing director of Iceland supermarket warned food supplies could come under threat within days, not weeks.
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What the papers say – September 24

Belfast Telegraph 24 Sep 2021
Friday’s papers are dominated by concerns over Britain’s fuel supply ... Guardian front page Friday 24 September 2021 ... Friday's front page ... INDEPENDENT DIGITAL ... The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph. ... THE TIMES ... Iceland boss Richard Walker has also urged people to “keep calm” over supermarket supply fears, according to the Daily Express ... .
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UK needs nearly TWO MILLION workers: Active job posts reveal bosses are crying out for ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
Customers queue for fuel at a supermarket petrol station in Brighton this morning ... Richard Walker, the managing director of Iceland, said the supermarket chain was around 100 drivers short of what it needed and echoed the call for a temporary change to immigration rules.
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The Winter of Incompetence? Ministers hold urgent talks as panic buying of petrol begins with ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
Customers queue for fuel at a supermarket petrol station in Brighton this morning ... Richard Walker, the managing director of Iceland, said the supermarket chain was around 100 drivers short of what it needed and echoed the call for a temporary change to immigration rules.
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Britain's blue collar workers earning MEGA-BUCKS! How jobs crisis has seen salaries DOUBLE with truckers ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
Customers queue for fuel at a supermarket petrol station in Brighton this morning ... Richard Walker, the managing director of Iceland, said the supermarket chain was around 100 drivers short of what it needed and echoed the call for a temporary change to immigration rules.

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