Labour Market

‘Disdainful’ pay rise offers prompt strike threats by NHS nurses

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Telegraph

Christopher Snowdon, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, has been quoted in The Telegraph arguing for the prioritisation of front-line workers in the bid for public sector pay rises.

Christopher argues:

“It is only right that those with the broadest shoulders bear most of the burden.

Many people at the top of the NHS are fabulously well paid and have spent much of the last two years conducting their business by Zoom. Few people in the private or public sector should expect an above-inflation pay rise this year, but front-line workers deserve a more favourable settlement than mandarins.”

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