When are the strikes in April? Round-up of all strikes in the coming month including RMT and civil servants

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This month will see strikes from several unions including RMT and PCS, with disruptions to civil service, rail service and more - here are all the strike dates planned in April

As strikes continue across the country, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep track of who is striking and when. April will see several strikes from RMT, junior doctors, civil and public servants and driving examiners, taking industrial action over pay and working conditions.

As the fourth month of the year starts, and with days getting longer and warmer, April 1 sees RMT members from 14 train operators walk out on the first strike of the month. And 10 days later, junior doctors across England begin four  days of industrial action.

As with previous months, strikes may be added or called off as various disputes between unions, ministers and employers continue. Here are all the strikes currently planned in April 2023.

All April 2023 strike dates

Saturday April 1

  • RMT union members from 14 train operators continue to strike.
  • Heathrow security staff represented by Unite strike.

Sunday April 2

April will see strike action affect everything from rail service to civil and public services.April will see strike action affect everything from rail service to civil and public services.
April will see strike action affect everything from rail service to civil and public services. | Getty Images
  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.

Monday April 3

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) begin 5 weeks of strike action.

Tuesday April 4

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Wednesday April 5

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Thursday April 6

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Friday April 7

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Saturday April 8

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Sunday April 9

  • Heathrow Terminal Five security staff represented by Unite continue strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Monday April 10

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Tuesday April 11

  • Junior doctors from BMA continue to strike across England. 
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Wednesday April 12

  • Junior doctors from BMA continue to strike across England. 
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Thursday April 13

  • Junior doctors from BMA continue to strike across England. 
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Friday April 14

  • Junior doctors from BMA continue to strike across England. 
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Saturday April 15

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Sunday April 16

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Monday April 17

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across north-east England and Scotland.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Tuesday April 18

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across north-east England and Scotland.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Wednesday April 19

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Thursday April 20

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across north-west England and Yorkshire and Humber.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Friday April 21

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across north-west England and Yorkshire and Humber.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Saturday April 22

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Sunday April 23

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Monday April 24

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across eastern England, East and West Midlands and parts of London.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Tuesday April 25

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across eastern England, East and West Midlands and parts of London.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Wednesday April 26

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Thursday April 27

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across southeastern England, southwestern England, Wales and London.
  • Teachers from the National Education Union (NEU) walk out on strike action.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Friday April 28

  • DVSA driving examiners from the PCS strike across southeastern England, southwestern England, Wales and London.
  • 130,000 civil and public service workers from PCS will strike.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

Saturday April 29

  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.
  • Passport Office workers from the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) continue 5 weeks of strike action.

This article is updated regularly to keep up to date with the latest strike information.

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