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Campaign for a 15 per cent pay rise for all healthcare workers

EDM (Early Day Motion) 36: tabled on 12 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses its gratitude to all health care workers for the the work they have done throughout the pandemic; recognises their heroic and selfless actions have put their own health at risk in order to help others; remembers the more than 1000 healthcare workers who have died from covid-19; notes that NHS workers have suffered real terms pay cuts of up to 30 per cent since 2010; further notes the Government’s offer of a derisory one per cent pay rise to healthcare workers announced in the Budget on 3 March; believes the proposed one per cent pay rise is an insult to healthcare workers and that their service to the nation should be recognised properly with a fair pay rise of 15 per cent; recognises that anything less than a five per cent pay rise is in effect a real terms cut; welcomes the Every Doctor and Nurses United UK campaign for a fair deal for healthcare workers; and calls on the Government to give all healthcare workers a 15 per cent pay increase.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.