Saturday 6 March 2021 / 12:01 AM Jonathan Ashworth

Jonathan Ashworth responds to revelations from NHS Providers showing that the Government already factored in a bigger pay rise for NHS staff but decided against it

Jonathan Ashworth MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, responding to revelations from NHS Providers showing that the Government already factored in a bigger pay rise for NHS staff but decided against it, said:

 

“It’s now clear beyond doubt that Rishi Sunak has snatched away the pay rise staff were promised by Ministers in the NHS long term funding plan.

 

“Not only is Rishi Sunak cutting the pay of hardworking nurses he’s broken his promise to give the NHS whatever it needed to get through Covid.”