Budget cuts mean fewer drugs and gun seizures, says union
Customs officials have told Radio 5 live that it is getting harder to stop drugs, weapons and other illegal goods entering the UK.
The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCSU) says budget cuts and a greater emphasis on controlling immigration means fewer bags and vehicles are being searched.
Paul O'Connor from the PCSU told Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire about the problem. The UK Border Agency rejects the claims.
Victoria Derbyshire broadcasts weekdays 10:00 to 12:00 on BBC Radio 5 live.
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24 Oct 2011