Davey to meet haulier bosses today

Ed Davey
Ed Davey will lead talks with haulier bosses over the fuel tanker drivers strike

Ministers will discuss emergency plans to deal with a tanker driver strike with haulier bosses today amid continued panic-buying at the pumps.

Energy Secretary Ed Davey will lead the talks as the Government continues to face serious criticism of its handling of the threatened industrial action.

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77% blame Govt for petrol panic

77% of people surveyed for the ITV News Index has said the Government is responsible for causing unnecessary panic over the threatened strike by fuel tanker drivers. Talks aimed at averting a strike will be held on Wednesday.