Nicola Sturgeon asked to apologise for police pay response at First Minister’s Questions

Nicola Sturgeon asked to apologise for police pay response at First Minister’s Questions
 

The First Minister faced calls to apologise for describing a serving police officer’s comments on pay as “disgraceful”.
Tory MSP Graham Simpson read out an email sent to him by an East Kilbride policeman that bemoaned a 6.5% salary rise, when NHS staff are getting 9%.
Mr Simpson asked the First Minister to respond to the remarks, which included: “Is it that the government know that because police officers cannot strike or take any real industrial action that they are an easy target?”
Ms Sturgeon replied: “Parts of those comments were quite disgraceful. I value all public sector workers, and... read more

 
14 March 2019 in Politics, Views: 50
Source: The Courier
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