Passports delay.UP to 150,000 passport applications have been held up by a workers' three-day strike, it was claimed last night.
The Public and Commercial Services Union The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) is the sixth largest union trade union in the United Kingdom. Most of its members work in positions in government departments and public bodies, although some work in information technology for private companies. said the backlog would take "well into August" to clear.
The union said 2000 staff at the Identity and Passport Service The Identity and Passport Service is an Executive Agency of the Home Office in the United Kingdom which became operational on 1 April 2006 after the passing of the Identity Cards Act 2006. walked out. The strike over office closures and pay finished yesterday, ending 10 days of civil service stoppages.
PCS (1) (Personal Communications Services) Refers to wireless services that emerged after the U.S. government auctioned commercial licenses in 1994 and 1995. This radio spectrum in the 1. general secretary Mark Serwotka Mark Serwotka (born 1963) is the General Secretary of the British trade union for civil servants, the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS). He took office on 1 June 2002. He is seen to be one of the trade union "awkward squad". said: "With thousands of civil servants on the minimum wage, pay cuts combined with job cuts are hitting some of the lowest paid and sapping morale."
He said they would ballot for more action if the Government don't change their policies.