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Why are there supply shortages in the UK?

Businesses across Britain have reported major problems in their supply chains in recent months leaving some shop shelves empty, or forcing restaurants to remove items from their menus. There is estimated to be a shortfall of around 100,000 lorry drivers - triggered by an exodus of foreign nationals during the pandemic and post-Brexit immigration rules, which is affecting stock levels in supermarkets and fast food chains. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on Twitter: and Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí For more content go to and download our apps: Apple Android
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