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Now isn't the time for an NHS pay rise

4 July 2020

4:28 PM

4 July 2020

4:28 PM

Across Britain, the rainbow pictures are coming down. But in some houses, they are being replaced with new, more political placards. ‘This home supports a pay rise for NHS heroes,’ the poster says. It’s unlikely that any politician will be brave enough to say so but it’s worth asking a question in response: is now really the time?

No one doubts that the NHS has risen remarkably to the threat of coronavirus.

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