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UK Has Yet To Hire 1,000 Extra Border Workers Needed To Help With Brexit

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UK Has Yet To Hire 1,000 Extra Border Workers Needed To Help With Brexit

UK Has Yet To Hire 1,000 Extra Border Workers Needed To Help With Brexit

BI Exclusive: The UK government has failed to recruit the 1,000 new border workers it promised ahead of Brexit, despite pledging to do so a year ago.

The delay means the UK could be unprepared to cope with the strain of a no-deal Brexit on its borders.

A leading union chief representing border workers tells Business Insider that "[Border Force staff] can barely manage business as usual, let alone cope with these new challenges." The Home Office insists they are continuing to recruit staff.

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