Norfolk councillors’ pay decision branded ‘disgusting’ by UNISON

Union says move to increase councillors’ allowances by 11%, when budget faces £125m budget cuts, shows they are ‘far removed from what’s happening to local communities’

Delegates pledge to build a campaign on pay

Local government conference welcomes early lodging of pay claim and calls range of actions to support it

Unions call for a long overdue pay rise for hard-pressed council employees

Three unions representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have today (Wednesday) submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from next April seeks to move the […]