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Border Force strikes could be extended to Port of Dover within weeks

‘Extraordinary disruption’ ahead unless government negotiates, union boss has warned

Andy Gregory,Adam Forrest
Tuesday 03 January 2023 22:09 GMT
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Dover has already been hit by Brexit disruption
Dover has already been hit by Brexit disruption (AFP via Getty Images)

Border Forcestrikes which have seen disruption at airports could be extended to Dover and other ports within weeks, it has emerged.

Officials at the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union have discussed extending industrial action by Home Office workers to Britain’s major ports.

Immigration officials working at the UK’s largest airports walked out for eight days of Christmas and New Year in an ongoing row over pay, pensions and jobs.

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