BREXIT: Problems brewing in Calais

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If the current political problems due to Brexit were not enough, French customs officials are striking for better pay and more staff, for the extra work expected with Brexit. Wednesday customs officials turned down an offer of 14 million euros from the government.

The work-to-rule strike has caused traffic havoc over the last 10 days at the port of Calais and the entrance to the Channel tunnel which links France and Britain.

The customs agents are demanding an increase in overnight pay, a danger allowance, and more staff and resources to help with greater controls that will be put in place once Brexit happens – currently scheduled in just over two weeks.
Via France 24

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