January 6, 2023
Public sector workers deserve a fair pay rise – Dolan

Sinn Féin MLA Jemma Dolan has called on the British Government to fund a fair pay rise for civil service and other public sector workers. 

She said:

“The pay offer to civil servants is woefully inadequate

“Given the current rate of inflation, this represents a substantial real term cut to the wages of our civil service workers.

 “Under the same budget constraints the former Finance Minister Conor Murphy proposed a higher pay award. In the absence of an Executive the Tories have made a lesser offer. 

“But what is really needed is a fair pay rise for all public sector workers including nurses and teachers. This requires additional funding from London.

“The only way to resolve this is through direct engagement with the public service unions to reach an agreed pay deal which will avoid strike action, provide a fair pay increase for public sector workers, and ensure people continue to have access to vital public services.” CRÍOCH/ENDS

Follow us online

Latest Tweets

Gardaí must be given all necessary support to end scenes of intimidation at Malahide Road – Pa Daly TD

"This is a community under attack from people determined to spread fear and hate. The community wants the mindless violence to stop immediately."

There are serious questions to be answered about the use of Shannon Airport. We're talking about potential complicity in Israeli genocide.

The time has come to impose sanctions on Israel's regime, which has been responsible for the deaths of up to 185,000 people @Farrell_Mairead

Cllr. Mícheál Mac Donncha condemns ‘deplorable’ violent criminal acts on Malahide Road

"This is an effort to spread fear and hate in our communities and the vast majority of decent people want nothing to do with it."

The next time a ball is kicked for the European Championship, it could be at Casement Park!

This is our time to shine on the global stage. Let’s make it happen!

#Euro2028

Load More