Theresa May vows to consider public sector pay reports ‘very carefully’

Theresa May said recommendations about pay levels for public servants including teachers and police officers would be considered “very carefully” but stressed the need to “live within our means”.

 

The Prime Minister has been under pressure to end the 1% cap on public sector pay rises, with members of her Cabinet hinting the squeeze on incomes could be ended.

 

At Prime Minister’s Questions Mrs May insisted she valued public sector workers and the services they provide but “I know we have to pay for them”.

 

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