DVSA services – industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services Union confirmed

DVSA services – industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services Union confirmed

29 Nov 2022 Posted By Kate Gibbs

Today, 29 November, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union formally served notice that a programme of industrial action involving DVSA members will take place over a 6-week period from Tuesday 13 December 2022.

For the latest information on when and how services will be affected, please visit the GOV.UK page.

PCS members voted in favour of industrial action during a recent ballot. This is part of national industrial action by the PCS union over pay, pensions, jobs and redundancy terms.

Driving test candidates who have an appointment on a strike day

If you or a pupil have a booking on the day of industrial action, you or your pupil do not need to make contact.

DVSA will get in touch with you and your pupil again with updates before the industrial action.

Other DVSA services during industrial action

The will inevitably be concerns about how this might affect other services. Not all staff are union members, and even if they are, they might choose not to go on strike.

The strike action might affect some:

  • Driving instructor tests and checks
  • MOT tester demonstration tests
  • DVSA’s customer service centre
  • MOTs for heavy goods vehicles, buses and trailers
  • Vehicle approvals examinations

The strike action will not affect:

  • Theory tests
  • MOTs for cars, vans and motorcycles

Please check for updates on GOV.UK and further emails or text messages regarding your appointments.

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