Public sector

Will MPs’ pay rise outstrip public sector workers’?
An NHS nurse
Today’s big question

Will MPs’ pay rise outstrip public sector workers’?

Parliamentary pay watchdog requests power to ‘vary the award below or above’ public sector pay
23 Jul 2021
Is this the end of austerity?
Public sector workers protesting against the pay cap outside Parliament last year
In Brief

Is this the end of austerity?

Government public sector pay rise labelled ‘derisory’ amid fears it could be funded by further cuts
25 Jul 2018
More than a million NHS staff in line for 6.5% pay rise
Doctors working for the NHS
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More than a million NHS staff in line for 6.5% pay rise

Pay cap lifted as ministers drop demand that workers give up day’s leave in return
21 Mar 2018
Tory MP apologises for ‘sterilisation for unemployed’ blog
Ben Bradley MP
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Tory MP apologises for ‘sterilisation for unemployed’ blog

Conservative Party Vice Chairman for Youth is ‘textbook example of how bloggers should think twice’
17 Jan 2018
Carillion crumbles under debt pile: who’s to blame?
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In Depth

Carillion crumbles under debt pile: who’s to blame?

Construction giant received £2bn in government contracts despite three profit warnings
15 Jan 2018
Theresa May stung over public sector pay backlash
Theresa May vows to stay on as leader after Brexit
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Theresa May stung over public sector pay backlash

Unions plan series of coordinated strikes
13 Sep 2017
Theresa May set to scrap 1% cap on public sector pay rises
Cabinet
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Theresa May set to scrap 1% cap on public sector pay rises

PM could ease pay cap in effort to revive her standing after the poor general election result
4 Sep 2017

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Teachers and police 'suffer most under austerity'
Philip Hammond Mansion Speech
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Teachers and police 'suffer most under austerity'

Public sector pay cap has hit salaries by up to £3 an hour, says government report
4 Jul 2017
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