William Hague on tanker drivers and fuel strike threat
William Hague has defended the government's handling of a threatened strike by tanker drivers, claiming it would have also have been criticised for doing nothing.
Demand has eased in many areas after panic-buying on Thursday and Friday, but he said the country "was in a better state of preparedness" should there be a strike.
There has been controversy over advice from Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude over storing petrol in jerrycans in case of industrial action, although talks with Acas are now expected.
01 Apr 2012