Scottish government under pressure over council pay

By Mark Conrad | 22 January 2018

Scotland’s Government is under pressure to reverse planned council budget cuts after MSPs warned ministers created an ‘expectation’ town hall staff would receive pay hikes.

Holyrood’s local government committee today reported that ministers may have given local government staff hope that they will receive the same 3% pay rise this year that lower-earning central government staff have been promised.

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