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HMRC staff strike action

Thousands of Revenue and Customs workers will stage a half-day walkout today, marking the latest phase of industrial action by civil servants over jobs, pensions and terms and conditions.

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Strikes planned to 'cause disruption at key times'

Mark Serwotka, the general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) said, today's strikes by Revenue and Customs staff are part of an "ongoing campaign" to "cause disruption for the Government at key times". He added:

Civil and public servants are working harder than ever to provide the services we all rely on but instead of rewarding them, the Government is imposing cuts to their pay, raiding their pensions and trying to rip up their basic working conditions.

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