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Give NHS workers a pay-rise

Submitted on Thursday 7th January 2021

Rejected on Wednesday 13th January 2021

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Give NHS workers a pay-rise

Petition Details

Give all key workers in the NHS a pay-rise in accordance with the vastly increased difficulty of their job during a pandemic.

Additional Information

Government are responsible for making sure NHS workers get paid. MPs have consistently voted to give themselves a pay-rise, voted against NHS pay-rises, and refused to show that they actually respect the work NHS staff do. The situation is more dire than ever, the NHS is more constrained than ever, and mental health and financial stability hangs in the balance. If government truly want to honour the NHS workers as heroes, they must show it. They must literally pay in respect.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

You are more likely to get action on this issue if you sign and share a single petition.

You may wish to sign some of these petitions:

Increase pay for all NHS staff by 15%: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/565151

We should increase the pay of our NHS staff by 25%: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/563356

The UK Government and Parliament aren't responsible for setting MPs' pay. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is responsible for deciding on MPs' expenses and pay. IPSA is independent of both Parliament and Government.

You can find out more about IPSA here: www.theipsa.org.uk/about-us/

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