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Rishi Sunak: 19% pay increase for nurses 'obviously unaffordable'

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The PM said he has "enormous respect and gratitude" for nurses but things were difficult for everyone because of inflation. Rishi Sunak added that "record investment" gone going into health and social care and the government was training a “very large number of GPs".
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Sunak: Nurses' 19% pay claim obviously unaffordable

The PM says he has "enormous respect and gratitude" for nurses but things were difficult for everyone because of inflation.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak says nurses’ pay rise is ‘obviously unaffordable’ – video

UK prime minister says that while he has ‘enormous respect’ for nurses, the pay rise their union is demanding is ‘obviously unaffordable’. The government says the Royal College of Nursing is seeking a pay increase that would in effect be worth 19%, costing £10bn. The RCN says it does not recognise these figures. Its members will strike in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – the first strike in its 106-year history – on 15 and 20 DecemberUK pol…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak says nurse pay rise demands ‘obviously unaffordable’

Nurses want an above inflation pay rise to help plug tens of thousands of vacancies

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak claims NHS nurse pay rise ‘unaffordable’

The Royal College of Nursing is asking for nurses to be given a rise at 5 per cent above RPI inflation. RPI is currently at 14 per cent.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak: 19% pay increase for nurses 'obviously unaffordable'

Members of the Royal College of Nursing are set to take industrial action on 15 and 20 December across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Rishi Sunak says nurses' demand for 19 per cent pay hike 'obviously unaffordable'

After learning that thousands of nurses may strike before Christmas, UK's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak declared that the salary demands of the nurses' union are unaffordable. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), the union representing British nurses, announced on Friday that the nurses would go on strike on December 15 and 20 in order to demand higher pay. This strike action would add to a winter of industrial action and increase pressure on the gov

2 months ago·Noida, India
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