public sector pay

News of an expected pay rise for MPs has come as the NHS faces another wave of strikes over salaries.
Prime minister faces a backlash for saying workers "need to recognise the economic context we are in".
They say their members' pay has plummeted in real terms in the last 20 years.
The Labour frontbencher blamed Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng for "crashing the economy".
Award would pile huge pressure on the new Chancellor to bring in similar settlements for other public sector workers.
Boris Johnson warned the public they will have to "stay the course" as a wave of further strikes looms.
Keir Starmer quipped that the disgraced adviser's salary increase could not have been "performance-related".
The chancellor has frozen pay below inflation for more than a million public sector workers.
The pay rises announced this week are a significant improvement - but they do not go far enough, and are not the end of the story