Are more UK Border Force strikes likely? Union threatens to target ports

UK Border Force strikes could be extended to ports including Dover within weeks, according to The Guardian.

Following eight days of strike action at airports over the Christmas period, Border Force staff are discussing walkouts at major ports in south-east England.

This could affect freight services in and out of the UK, as well as passport controls at Dover and Calais.

The initial industrial action – conducted by members of The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) union – saw more than 1,000 union members, including passport control workers, strike from 23-26 and 28-31 December over pay and conditions.

The walkouts reportedly caused minimal disruption but saw a 95 per cent drop in people being stopped

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