Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Border delays continue

Delays at the border intensified once again yesterday evening, with the queue for pedestrians crossing into Spain stretching halfway down the loop at 7pm.

Senior Spanish police officers who were in Gibraltar for the memorial service of the late Eddie Campello, editor of Vox, were among those forced to wait.

Vehicles driving into Spain had to wait up to two hours to get across.

The delays come as a result of continued industrial action by the Policia Nacional, which is locked in a dispute over pay.

Related Articles and Links:

21 August 2005 - PSOE MP to mediate as Frontier action set to continue

09 August 2005 - Work to rule by Policia Nacional creates bottleneck at frontier

08 August 2005 - Noisy frontier protest as car queues worsen

02 August 2005 - Go-Slow does not affect frontier flow

30 July 2005 - Spanish Police declare go-slow at Frontier

Policia Nacional

Spanish Police Trade Unions:

SUP - Sindicato Unificado de Policia
UFP - Union Federal Policia

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