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'We're moving heaven and earth': Shapps on trying to fix lorry driver shortage

Guardian, 24 Sep 2021
The transport secretary said petrol shortages were because of lorry driver shortages rather than fuel supply shortages. Shapps said that 40,000 drivers could not take their HGV driving tests during the pandemic because of test centre closures
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