The Tories' short-lived pay stunt

THERESA MAY’S pathetic bid to pose as the friend of working people by affecting to end the Tories’ seven-year pay cap unravelled even before TUC Congress closed yesterday.
Her pretence that police and prison officers would be paid more than the 1 per cent cap in response to pay review board recommendations had already been shot down by the POA union and the Police Federation.
The government’s claim that police would receive 2 per cent turned out to be a 1 per cent consolidated rise and a 1 per cent bonus with no effect on pension or overtime rates.
It is now clear that, in common with the... read more

 
14 September 2017 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: Morning Star
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