Doctors’ NHS campaign groupEveryDoctorUK and its CEO Dr Julia Patterson have publicly thanked back-bench Labour MP Jon Trickett for his Early Day Motion (EDM) to demand a proper 15% pay increase for NHS staff.
Trickett tabled the EDM last month condemning the Tories’ ‘derisory’ 1% pay offer to NHS workers who have ‘suffered real terms pay cuts of up to 30%’ and continue to suffer further real-terms cuts despite their enormous and selfless sacrifice on the front line of the fight against the Covid pandemic.
EveryDoctorUK published a tweet to thank Trickett for his efforts:
And Julia Patterson also tweeted to thank Trickett and the MPs who have signed the motion:
However, as she noted, only twenty-four MPs have signed Trickett’s motion so far – 23 Labour left-wingers and one SDLP MP, with not a Starmerite in sight. This is simply unacceptable – and readers are encouraged to contact their MP here to ask them to add their support.
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