Public sector workers ‘to get £2bn pay rise’
Soldiers, teachers and police officers are reportedly getting their biggest rise in six years.
Two million public sector workers are reportedly set to get a £2bn pay rise.
The Treasury will unveil the biggest public sector pay rise in six years as one of Theresa May’s final acts as prime minister, the Times reported.
Soldiers are set to get a 2.9% rise while teachers and other school staff will get 2.75%, police officers, dentists and consultants 2.5% and senior civil servants 2%.
It is thought the money will come from existing budgets.
The Treasury is expected to confirm the increases in an announcement on Monday.
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