Where are our MPs in the debate on public sector pay?

On Monday, South West MPs had a choice to make. Would they back the region’s public service workers, or would they duck out of the public sector pay debate? Of 47 Conservative MPs in the South West, only one turned up. Alex Chalk of Cheltenham managed to spare the time to make a brief attack […]

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Will your MP show up for the pay cap vote?

Public sector workers are thousands of pounds worse off every year because of the pay cap. On Monday 4 December, Members of Parliament will debate ending the seven-year pay cap. But will your MP show up? More than 100,000 people signed UNISON’s petition calling for the end of the pay cap. So now it has […]

Gloucestershire council debates fair pay for public service workers

A motion calling for fair pay for public service workers will be debated by Gloucestershire councillors this Wednesday (13 September 2017). The motion would commit Gloucestershire council to support ending the public sector pay cap, which has meant average pay for public employees decreased in value by ¬£3,875 since 2010. Labour councillors proposing the public […]