Just Stop Oil has released a statement explaining exactly what the government needs to do to end the queues outside petrol stations. Although there is no shortage of fuel itself, a number of sites across Kent have seen deliveries halted, meaning drivers are showing up unable to find fuel at pumps.

For the past few weeks, members of Just Stop Oil have made headlines as they strapped themselves to goal posts at Premier League football matches and stuck their hands to road surfaces. Activists are trying to get their message out to as many people as possible and have said “it is frankly dangerous to remain silent”.

In a new statement ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend, Just Stop Oil told the government exactly what it needs to do to end the long queues in the forecourts. The group said: “The Just Stop Oil Coalition was formed in response to a single truth: that this world, our only home, will be unlivable due to current government policies aimed at extracting more oil and gas from the sea. North.

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“With this knowledge, it is ‘frankly dangerous’ to remain silent. We cannot be bystanders as people, communities and countries around the world are sentenced to death because our government has refused to take the lead. control and stop the oil.

“At this critical moment, we find ourselves, as others have throughout history, having to do what is unpopular, break the law to prevent a much greater evil from happening. wants to do that, right now millions of people are being pushed into poverty by exorbitant energy bills, the profits of which are being used to fund wars in Ukraine and Yemen.

“The government can end the queues and forecourt closures of petrol stations immediately, before the Easter holidays, by pledging to end all new oil licenses and authorisations. Ministers have a choice: they can arrest and jail supporters of Just Stop Oil or agree to no new oil and gas.

“As long as Just Stop Oil supporters have their freedom, the disruption will continue. Now is the time to come and meet the coalition.”

Cheapest petrol prices in Kent

To help you find the best fuel price where you live, we’ve rounded up the cheapest stations in a number of cities, including Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Tunbridge Wells. For this we used petrolprices.com.

Please note that all of the pumps shown in the list below are within five miles of the affected area. All prices in the list are accurate at the time of Thursday morning (April 14) writing.

Unleaded

Ashford:

Tesco Ashford Park Farm – 158.9p per liter

Tesco Ashford Crooksfoot Extra – 158.9p per liter

Ashford petrol station – 159.9 pence per liter

Canterbury:

Morrisons Canterbury – 158.7p per liter

Asda Canterbury – 158.7p per liter

Tesco Whitstable Extra – 158.9p per liter

Dartford:

Cheapest – Morrisons Grays – 157.7 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Asda Greenhithe – 158.7 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Sainsbury’s Chafford Hundred – 158.9 pence per liter

Dover:

Cheapest – Tesco Dover Extra – 159.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Shell Dover – 161.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – BP Limekiln Street – 162.9 pence per liter

Folkstone:

Cheapest – Gulf Canterbury Road – 159.7 pence per liter

Second cheapest – BP Seabrook Road – 159.9 pence per liter

Third Cheapest – BP Military Road – 159.9p per liter

Medway:

Cheapest – Shell Lords Wood Lane – 157.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Asda Gillingham Pier – 158.7 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Morrisons Walderslade – 158.7p per liter

Thannet:

Cheapest – Tesco Broadstairs Extra – 158.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Sainsbury’s Thanet – 158.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Tesco Ramsgate Manston – 158.9 pence per liter

Tunbridge Wells:

Cheapest – Sainsbury’s Tunbridge Wells – 163.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Sainsbury’s Tonbridge – 164.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Shell Quarry Hill – 165.9 pence per liter

Diesel

Ashford:

Cheapest – Tesco Ashford Park Farm – 170.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Tesco Ashford Crooksfoot Extra – 170.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Sainsbury’s Ashford Bybrook – 172.9 pence per liter

Canterbury:

Cheapest – Asda Canterbury – 172.7 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Esso Wincheap – 174.9p per liter

Third cheapest – Esso Broad Oak Road – 174.9 pence per liter

Dartford:

Cheapest – Tesco Lakeside Extra – 170.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Tesco Sidcup – 170.9 pence per liter

Third Cheapest – Asda Greenhithe – 172.7p

Dover:

Cheapest – Tesco Dover Extra – 171.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – BP Limekiln Street – 179.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Shell Dover – 179.9 pence per liter

Folkstone:

Cheapest – Tesco Folkestone – 174.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Sainsbury’s West Park Farm – 176.9 pence per liter

Third Cheapest – Gulf Canterbury Road – 177.7p

Medway:

Cheapest – Asda Gillingham Pier – 170.7 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Tesco Gillingham Extra – 170.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Asda Rainham High Street – 171.7 pence per liter

Thannet:

Cheapest – Tesco Ramsgate Manston – 170.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Tesco Broadstairs Extra – 170.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Sainsbury’s Thanet – 172.9 pence per liter

Tunbridge Wells:

Cheapest – Esso Eridge Road – 177.9 pence per liter

Second cheapest – Esso Pembury – 177.9 pence per liter

Third cheapest – Sainsbury’s Tunbridge Wells – 178.9 pence per liter

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