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Industrial Action on 1 February 2023

Details about potential disruption to our services on 1 February due to industrial action and advice for those due to attend court or a COPFS office.

The PCS Union has called on its members to take industrial action on Wednesday 1 February 2023.  The action is part of a UK wide PCS trade dispute relating to pay, pensions, jobs and redundancy terms in the UK Civil Service and related public sector areas. 

If you are due to attend court on this date, please continue to do so unless you are contacted directly and advised not to attend. 

Contacting us on 1 February

Our phone lines are closed due to the industrial action. Please call back on Thursday 2 February or email Please be advised that our response times are likely to be affected. If your enquiry is urgent, please advise so in the subject line of your e-mail.

If you need to contact COPFS by phone or use the services of COPFS's public counters, please try to avoid doing so on 1 February if possible as our services may be disrupted in some locations. Full service will resume from Thursday 2 February.