MPs to debate call to remove 1% nurse pay cap

MPs will today debate a call for the lifting of the 1% pay cap on public sector workers | OnMedica


Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, will lead the debate, which resulted from a petition started by Royal College of Nursing member Danielle Tiplady and signed by over 100,000 people.

At 4.30pm today members will debate the motion: “That this House has considered e-petition 168127 relating to pay restraint for Agenda for Change NHS staff.”

Janet Davies, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the RCN, said: “Nursing staff are the backbone of the health service, working under immense pressure to take care of people at their most vulnerable.

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