Calais and Dunkirk: trucks are still queuing – French customs officers are still protesting

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06.03.2019
Calais and Dunkirk: trucks are still queuing – French customs officers are still protesting

Trucks are facing another day in long queues because of the protest of customs officers in the ports of Calais and Dunkirk.

According to the Dutch portal transport-online.nl, the French customs officials haven’t stopped protesting. They perform all the tasks in the port exceptionally carefully and slowly, wanting to show the authorities how the check-in after Brexit will look like. The result is that the trucks are waiting for check-in stand in long queues.

If Britain becomes a third country, the checks will be more detailed. Today you will see what it will look like, „said a spokesperson for the trade union of the CBT customs officers.

Customs officials are demanding salary increases, higher rates for night work and more staff.

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