Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock are under fire today over the government’s proposal to hand NHS staff a real-terms pay cut in thanks for their hard work during the pandemic. The proposed 1% pay deal has sparked fury among NHS staff and unions, who branded it a “kick in the teeth”. And their anger has been made worse NHS workers being led to believe they would be “rewarded” for their life-saving efforts tackling Covid-19 – preferably with something more than weekly applause. The PM and Health Secretary have repeatedly suggested a financial reward would be coming during TV interviews, press conferences and in the House of Commons. Here’s a round up of just some of the times they’ve raised health workers’ hopes. We want to hear from NHS & care staff – tell us about your last year and how you feel about the one per cent pay rise plan. Email [email protected] May 15, 2020 – Matt Hancock – Number 10 press conference Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon 8 Cancel Play now “When it comes to how we reward people for their efforts in this crisis, what I can tell… Read full this story
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