They didnt turn up to man the booths that they already have.Jeesus. So, the massive queue is on the way out, that's why it's in Dover, which is in the UK. The French check the documents for those travelling to France, ehilst in Dover in the UK. This is now taking a bit longer due to changes made after Brexit, so the queues in Dover in the UK have got quite long. It was proposed for the UK to pay to double the number of booths for thr French officials to use, in Dover in the UK, to check those traveling to France, not in the UK. The UK Govt declined. Some people who make lazy assumptions about the French say they wouldn't have turned up anyway. If you're that good at predicting the future perhaps you should be playing on the lottery, in the UK.
Its not an assumption - its a fact
Ive done the trip many times - it is clear that you have not