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Petrol pumps are running again and the queses have gone.

The media has moved on to telling us that there will be shortages of food and toys this Christmas.

Coincidence? I think not.
They need something to report about - now that Covid has totally gone and doesn't exist anymore... wait... what do you mean people are still catching it.....?
 

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From the Mail:

Mr Madderson (Head of the Petrol Retailers Assoc) said that recent figures show the fuel crisis was an 'unintended consequence' of the E10 rollout.
He told the Telegraph: 'For weeks we had been emptying our tanks of E5, the old fuel, as fast as we could to get ready for E10. We had all run our petrol stocks down.
'So when the panic buying started, many of our members ran out pretty quickly. Then the shortage of HGV drivers meant we couldn't get supplies quickly enough.
'I don't blame the Government particularly but the E10 switchover clearly had an unintended consequence: we couldn't cope with the surge in demand."
 

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Petrol pumps are running again and the queses have gone.

The media has moved on to telling us that there will be shortages of food and toys this Christmas.
No problems in Bletchley this morning. All the usual places were up and running, no queues. Prices are high though, profiteering much?

As for food and toys being more expensive, they might be. We now live in a world where, although the current lunatic administration in the US keeps bleating on about being tough on China, it's now running the largest trade deficit the US has ever had with the country. Imports are sky high, all built up in a few months, so almost all the toys, etc. will be going to the US because they'll pay more than anyone else.
 

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No problems in Hull yesterday. St. Andrews Quay, Esso Supreme Uld 拢1.57.9. Later the same day High St, Wealdstone, Esso Supreme Uld 拢1.59.9. Today Esso Belmont, E10 拢1.44.9 / Diesel 拢1.46.9. Somehow, a supposed 5 Litre petrol can (that seems to have swollen to 6 Litres) for the lawn mower, cost 拢9.64 to fill (Supreme Uld). Think I'll have to invest in a scythe, or buy a grazing animal :ROFLMAO:.
 
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