Five things you need to know today: May set to announce £2bn public sector pay rise

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Two million public sector workers, including teachers and police officers, are to reportedly receive a £2bn pay rise. The Treasury will unveil the largest public sector pay rise in six years on Monday as one of the final acts of Theresa May’s premiership, according to the Times. Police officers are set to receive a 2.5 per cent pay rise, teachers and other school staff 2.75 per cent, soldiers 2.9 per cent, dentists and consultants 2.5 per cent and senior civil servants 2 per cent. The...
source: New Statesman

2019-07-19 10:29
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