The Fuel Crisis: Opinions from Norwich Market

There hasn’t really been a fuel crisis has there?

As the fuel crisis rages on, partially caused by panic-buying and a shortage of lorry drivers, long queues can be seen throughout Norfolk and across the country with people queueing for hours to fill up.

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) represents 65% of Britain’s 8,380 forecourts. It reported last week that 27% of pumps were dry, 21% had just one fuel type in stock and 52% had enough petrol and diesel.

On Twitter, PRA Executive Director Gordon Balmer tried to reassure the public, saying:

Maja Anushka and I headed to Norwich Market to find out how the people of Norfolk have been affected and whether they think the crisis will end any time soon.

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