3 August 2022
PCS members working in the contact centre for DBS checks on criminal records have voted to take six days’ strike action over pay and conditions.
22 July 2022
The huge pressures facing HM Passport Office workers of continuing low pay, and the stress caused by a lack of planning and poor preparation for the current high demand in passport applications, has been highlighted by MPs.
25 May 2022
Industrial action works, and inspires others to stand up and say ‘enough is enough’, said the chair of the PCS parliamentary group as he delivered the group’s annual report to conference the day after delegates agreed to ballot over pay and pensions.
26 April 2022
PCS has dismissed as absurd prime minister Boris Johnson’s calls to privatise HM Passport Office when it is clear that the current problems in passport processing are mainly down to the casualisation of the workforce.
25 November 2021
27 people drowned last night, after trying to reach the UK in a small boat. Amongst the dead include 17 men, seven women - one of whom was pregnant - and three children, France's interior minister Gerald Darmanin has said.