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Is the public sector pay offer all it seems?

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It looks like the summer could be about to get a whole lot easier after the government announced that millions of public sector workers will get a pay rise between 5 and 7 per cent. In a press conference this afternoon, Rishi said this was the governments ‘final offer’ and the result of consultation independent pay review bodies. So far, the four teachers unions have announced that they will put the offer to their members, but will the junior doctors follow suit? How are the government planning to pay for this? 

Oscar Edmondson speaks to Katy Balls and Kate Andrews. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson. 

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