COVID-19: How different is pay for public and private sectors in the pandemic?

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    By defending the payment of a 1% rise for nurses after backlash from unions, it remains unclear what the negotiated figure will be from ministers and the Treasury but it is expected within months.

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    https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-1-pay-rise-for-nhs-staff-the-most-the-government-can-afford-says-minister-nadine-dorries-12236357

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