Almost a million public sector workers including doctors, teachers and soldiers will get a second-year of inflation-busting pay rises, the Chancellor announced today (22 July).
Published 22 July 2019 From: HM Treasury, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP
After considering the findings of seven pay review bodies, Secretaries of State today confirm deals that mean:
- An increase of 2.75% is equivalent to a £1,000 increase to average classroom teacher pay.
- A soldier at Corporal level on average wages will see a 2.9% raise worth £995, while the starting salary for an officer will rise £769.
- Hospital doctors will receive on average £1,500 more to their salary.
- Police constables will earn up to £978 more this year because of this pay award.
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