Public sector pay

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From energy bills to Brexit: a guide to the Tory leadership race U-turns
Analysis: Conservative contest has featured number of changes and clarifications by Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak

Peter Walker Political correspondent

09, Aug, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Liz Truss brushes off concerns about £8.8bn black hole in her budget
Abandoned policy ‘misinterpreted … by the media’, Tory leadership frontrunner tells party members at hustings in Cardiff

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

03, Aug, 2022 @9:25 PM

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Truss plan ‘never about reducing pay’ of public sector workers, says Lewis
Brandon Lewis defends Tory leadership contender’s now-ditched policy, saying critics had erred by ‘extrapolating’ figures

Tobi Thomas

03, Aug, 2022 @10:32 AM

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Truss suffers setback as criticism of civil service pay plan brings U-turn
Foreign secretary forced to abandon policy amid widespread criticism from within Conservative party

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

02, Aug, 2022 @6:18 PM

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The Guardian view on public sector pay: Labour needs an answer | Editorial
Editorial: The opposition should be clearer about its own solutions to disputes that the government is shamefully trying to prolong


29, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Paralysis from Tory leadership race is damaging pay talks, say doctors and teachers
Union warnings of strike action in key public sectors are coupled with fears of schools funding crisis

Michael Savage Policy Editor

24, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Strikes threat as UK public sector staff given below-inflation pay rise
Unions warn many workers will quit teaching, nursing and social care rather than take real-terms pay cut

Patrick Butler, Denis Campbell, Sally Weale and Vikram Dodd

19, Jul, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Tory leadership race: Kemi Badenoch eliminated as Rishi Sunak tops poll of MPs – as it happened
Candidates for next prime minister reduced to three ahead of final MPs’ vote on Wednesday

Andrew Sparrow

19, Jul, 2022 @5:17 PM

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How public sector pay has fallen in real terms – in charts
Guardian analysis of ONS data shows public sector earnings have fallen in real terms by 4.3% since the financial crisis

Ashley Kirk

19, Jul, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Teachers and nurses ‘ready to quit’ over delays to pay rises, union leaders warn
Newly appointed cabinet ministers are under pressure to swiftly resolve wage deals for public sector workers or face them leaving their professions in coming weeks

Toby Helm

10, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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UK doctors demand pay rise of up to 30% over five years
BMA members’ call for reversal of real-terms cuts over last 14 years increases chances of strike action

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

27, Jun, 2022 @7:11 PM

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Boris Johnson is waging culture war against trade unions, warns TUC chief
Frances O’Grady says UK government doesn’t want to avert strikes, it wants to pick fights and sow division

Richard Partington

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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