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Question for Department of Health

UIN 14394, tabled on 2 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of the NHS workforce he expects to receive a real-terms pay increase over the next four years; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

10 November 2015

The Government announced that it would fund public sector pay increases at an average of 1% for four years from 2016/17. For National Health Service staff, the NHS Pay Review Body and Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration will take evidence from a range of stakeholders, including Government, trades unions, NHS Providers, NHS Employers, NHS England and Health Education England and will make recommendations to Government.