Video of traffic jams in the port of Dover
British holidaymakers had to wait up to six hours to get past border control
UK accuses France of understaffing at border posts
France rejects responsibility and asserts that traffic jams are the result of changes in border control due to ‘Brexit’.
British and French politicians have been embroiled in verbal confrontations in the last hours over Traffic jams that have arisen since last Friday in the port of Dover, Holidaymakers had to wait up to six hours to pass through border control.
The Foreign Secretary and Tory leadership candidate, Liz Truss, denounced the delays as “unacceptable”, and He blamed the lack of French personnel on the border.
“This horrific and unacceptable situation should have been completely avoided,” he said in comments compiled by The Guardian. “We need France to increase capacity at the border in order to limit any further disruption.”
For his part, Pierre-Henri Dumont, Member of the European Parliament for Calais denounced These traffic jams ‘as a result of Brexit’ It was taken for granted that it would happen again in the short and medium term.
Dumont also lamented that the port of Dover was too small and that there were too few jobs for border officials due to a lack of space, according to Sky News.
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