Strikes: Thornberry misses Independent Pay Review Body open goal

Shadow Attorney-General Emily Thornberry missed a perfect opportunity to embarrass the Tory government over strikes when she was interviewed by Sky‘s Kay Burley.

Asked to comment on the government’s claim to have adhered to recommendations by the so-called Independent Pay Review Body, she agreed that it was an independent organisation.

It isn’t.

Here’s Maximilien Robespierre:

Only six days ago, This Site published an article highlighting that Health Secretary Steve Barclay has instructed the so-called Independent Pay Review Body to recommend a below-inflation pay rise of only two per cent for nurses in the next financial year.

He said the NHS budget has already been set until 2024/25.

The Pay Review Body is not independent. Its members are all government-appointed and the terms under which it operates were all set by the government. That’s the Conservative government.

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1 thought on “Strikes: Thornberry misses Independent Pay Review Body open goal

  1. Martyn

    Is there anyone in Starmer’s fake labour, tory party, fit to hold office? Starner, his whole front bench, and just cronies at headquarters need to be removed!

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