McDonnell urges Tory MPs to back end to 1% pay cap
JOHN McDONNELL called on Tory backbenchers yesterday to back Labour’s plans to lift the public-sector pay cap as teachers face another year of pay restraint.
The shadow chancellor has written to all Conservative back-bench MPs asking them to support proposals to reverse the government’s planned £2.5 billion cut in corporation tax and lift the 1 per cent public-sector pay cap.
Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister Theresa May to abandon the pay cap for nurses, teachers and other public-sector workers, with even some Cabinet ministers no longer backing it.
Education Secretary Justine... read more
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