UK: Nurses protest against pay cap outside Westminster
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UK: Nurses protest against pay cap outside Westminster

Nurses have expressed their anger over the public sector pay cap in a protest outside parliament, warning the government they are prepared to take industrial action. Around 2,000 nurses from all over the country congregated in Westminster on Wednesday at a Royal College of Nursing (RCN) protest against the policy that has led to a 14% real-terms cut in the wages of staff in England over the past seven years. Speakers took turns to share stories of how the squeeze had left them and their colleagues living hand to mouth.


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