Thousands of Revenue and Customs workers will stage a half-day walkout today, marking the latest phase of industrial action by civil servants.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union, which has over 50,000 members in HM Revenue and Customs, will stage picket lines outside offices across the country.
A 24-hour strike in the Home Office and UK Border Agency planned for today was postponed after a legal challenge.
It will now be escalated to a week-long series of walkouts across various parts of the department in a fortnight's time.
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