Police staff members agree pay offer

The 2% pay rise in England and Wales will be backdated to 1 September 2018

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Members of UNISON, Unite and the GMB have voted overwhelmingly to accept the employers’ 2018 pay offer for police staff in England and Wales.

The vote in each of the three unions was:

  • UNISON: 73% to accept;
  • Unite: 70% to accept;
  • GMB: 83% to accept.

The pay offer will now be implemented by forces in the two countries, backdated to 1 September 2018.

It includes:

  • an increase of 2% on all pay points from 1 September 2018
  • a 2% increase in the standby allowance from £29.46 to £30.05, backdated to 1 September 2018;
  • the removal of pay point 6 (£16,479) from 1 September 2018
  • an agreement to discuss both police staff annual leave entitlement, and police staff apprenticeships, in the PSC pay and reward working party, without prejudice.