public sector pay

The five things you need to know about politics today.
Care workers, teaching assistants, hospital porters and all of us who rely on them are still picking up the pieces
The party would only commit to matching inflation with any increase.
Fire Brigades Union says rise funded through cuts is 'unacceptable'.
Further evidence of the Northern Irish party's influence?
No10 promises 'more flexibility', but unions say offer is 'pathetic'
Downing Street says May is recognises 'sacrifice' of workers
Alongside raft of new measures.