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Prisoners to be held in police cells as jails close to full, justice minister says – as it happened

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Steve Barclay, the health secretary, issued a statement this morning in response to the strike announcement from Unison. He said that its call for an above-inflation pay rise was not affordable. Each additional 1% pay rise for all staff on the Agenda for Change contract would cost around �700 million a year.
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