The Leader podcast: Petrol station forecourt fights and why London’s the worst hit in the UK

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 (Evening Standard / eyevine / Nigel Howard)
(Evening Standard / eyevine / Nigel Howard)

Recorded at a petrol station in East London, we look at the fuel crisis including why London has been so badly affected.

Associate Editor Jonathan Prynn tells us how cabbies fuelling up at the first sign of trouble weakened an already fragile fuel ecosystem in the capital, which has a higher driver per pump number than anywhere else in the UK.

We also look at how frustrations have been boiling over as drivers fight for the last of the petrol at some stations, and ask if or when the army will be brought in.

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