The PM's spokesman says today's strikes were "unnecessary" and that the "impact has been limited". He said borders managed without delays.
Have today's public sector strikes had the desired impact or did they simply fall short?
Prison officers across England, Scotland and Wales have returned to work after their walkout over changes to their retirement age.
Thousands of civil servants will stage strikes over the next three days as part on an ongoing campaign of industrial action in a row over pay, pensions and conditions.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) at public and regulatory bodies including Ofwat, Ofgem, the Food Standards Agency and the Equality and Human Rights Commission will walk out for an hour from 11am today, tomorrow and Friday.
A walkout by Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union members is set to hit workplaces across the UK this afternoon.
Starting at 1pm, PCS members will take part in a half-day strike to tie in with a three month campaign over pay and pension disputes.
PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka said: "These walkouts, following our strike on budget day, are part of an ongoing campaign of industrial action and protests to put pressure on a government that is refusing to even talk to us.
"We have asked for talks but ministers and senior officials have refused, so we are taking action to oppose and shine a light on what are deeply unfair and unnecessary cuts to the living standards of hard-working public servants."
In response to today's strikes at more than 300 crown Post Offices nationwide, the Post Office issued the following statement:
– Post Office spokesperson
"Crown branches are currently losing £40 million per year and this is being subsidised by public money.
This cannot continue. We are committed to the Post Office remaining a key part of UK high streets and our plans ensure this will happen."
As well as opposing branch closures, the CWU are also demanding an end to pay-freezes for its members.
And stress that unless an offer is forthcoming, more industrial action could be on the cards."
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) claims that plans to close or franchise 70 of the UK’s biggest post offices - known as the Crown network - will affect hundreds of jobs.
Dave Ward, the CWU's deputy general secretary, said, "Our Post Office members are standing up against destructive plans which would slash 20% of the Crown network and are simply asking for fair treatment and job security.
"The Post Office's plans are short-sighted and would rob the network of the most productive offices while simultaneously putting hundreds of jobs at risk and potentially damaging local economies.
“We'd like to see a better vision for a successful network which maintains services in the heart of communities alongside quality jobs.
"We're confident this could be achieved if Post Office management would agree to negotiations".
Civil servants will stage a 24-hour strike on Budget day today, in a row over pay, pensions and working conditions.
It is thought up to 250,000 members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) will join the walkout, which will hit job centres, border control at airports, tax offices and courts.
A half day of action has also been called on April 5th, as part of a three month long campaign of action.
Picket lines will be placed outside government offices, museums, galleries and the Houses of Parliament.
Civil servants have planned a second walkout in a row over pay, following their Budget day strike.
Almost 250,000 members who work in government departments and its related bodies will hold a half-day walkout on April 5, the Public and Commercial Services union said.
A 24-hour stoppage has been called by the union on Wednesday after accusing the Government of refusing to negotiate over cuts.
A three-month programme of industrial action is also being planned, along with a fresh campaign against tax avoidance and evasion.
BBC journalists will strike on March 18 unless the corporation agrees to end compulsory redundancies, the National Union of Journalists has announced.
The union said workers will pursue the one-day action unless talks between the two sides next week resolve a dispute over jobs.
Union officials said the Government was planning to attack hours, holidays, sick pay and flexible arrangements under a review of working conditions announced last year.
PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka said the lives of civil and public servants were being made more difficult by cuts.
The Government is facing a fresh strike by civil servants after a union announced it is balloting 250,000 of its members in a row over pay, pensions and working conditions.
The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) warned of a series of walkouts across England, Wales and Scotland, adding that it would seek support from other unions about co-ordinated action.
Voting will start on February 8 and close on March 4, raising the threat of pre-Easter stoppages.