ONS figures confirm real value of pay down by 4 per cent

Commenting on the latest figures on the value of earnings, out today (Tuesday), Unite general secretary Sharon Graham said:

“While the profiteers and city bankers are raking it in, the rest of country is being subjected to a national pay cut.

Even using the lower rate of inflation, ONS figures show regular pay falling by four per cent in real terms. It becomes ever clearer that unfettered profiteering - not wages - has been driving inflation.”


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