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Maybots' And Gothic Chancellor's Budget Call

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

 

MAYBOTS AND GOTHIC CHANCELLOR DESCEND ON PARLIAMENT AS GMB CALLS FOR BUDGET TO GIVE WORKERS HOPE

GMB union's Maybots joined a Gothic Chancellor at Parliament this morning to call on the Government to provide working people with hope in today’s Budget statement. 

The sinister group gathered at College Green before heading to the Treasury to protest the ongoing public sector pay cap that has seen the average public sector worker lose £9,000 since 2010. [1]

GMB is calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond to remove the public sector pay cap in today's Budget as part of its campaign to end the public sector pay pinch.

Rehana Azam, GMB National Secretary for Public Services, said:

“Today the Chancellor can end seven years of misery for our 5.5 million public sector workers.

“Seven years where they’ve had their real terms pay slashed, leaving them forced to use food banks which struggling to pay the rent and feed their families.

“People are sick to the back teeth of austerity - while the richest in the country enjoy tax cuts.

“If this Government can find £40 billion to leave the EU, and £1.5 billion to keep themselves in power – they can find the money to lift the pay cap for our millions of public sector workers”

ENDS

Contact: GMB press office on 07958 156846 or at press.office@gmb.org.uk

Notes to Editors

[1] Contact GMB press office for pictures and videos of today“s protest

 

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