Cheers! A grinning union boss takes her ‘comrades out for a celebratory meal hours after announcing Border Force strikes which will RUIN Xmas getaways to millions of hard-working Britons
- President of PCS seen raising a glass day Border Force staff walkout announced
- Eight days of strikes against Christmas airports Heathrow and Gatwick
- Fran Heathcote wrote: “Good comrades and lovely meals, lots to celebrate.”
After announcing Border Force strike that could ruin Christmas getaways of millions of Britons for millions, a union boss was seen with her ‘comrades’ enjoying a ‘celebratory meal out together.
Fran Heathcote, the elected national president for the Public and Commercial Services Union, was seen raising her glass at a pub in Clapham, south London, just hours after the union announced 1,000 Border Force staff would stage a walkout.
The strike will last for eight days during Christmas at Heathrow and Gatwick airports, according to the PCS union yesterday.
Ms Heathcote posted on Facebook: “Good comrades. Lovely meal. And lots to celebrate.”
Ms Heathcote stated on Facebook that she had just hours before the PCS announced a strike among Border Force staff.
According to reports, the festive party at The London and South Western pub at Clapham Junction on Dec 7 cost hundreds of pounds. The Sun.
Yesterday, Suella Braverman, Home Secretary, urged Britons to ‘think carefully’ before they leave the country for Christmas. This was in order to avoid ‘undeniable and serious disruption’ caused by border staff striking.
She It was noted that, despite plans to relieve some of the strain on travel, there will be mass walkouts on the railways during the festive period.
The planned strikes this month over pay and conditions have included nurses, paramedics, rail workers, and Border Force officials.
The strike will last for eight days at Gatwick, Heathrow and Cardiff airports, from December 23rd through New Year’s Eve.
Ms Braverman stated to broadcasters that it was very regrettable that they had made the decision to strike during critical times such as Christmas and New Years.
“If they continue with these strikes, there will be undeniable and serious disruption to many thousands who have holiday plans.
The PCS union was contacted for comment.