It was announced yesterday (27th June 2017) that the Sovereign Grant is set for a eight per cent increase from public funds – amounting to £6 million.
Eight per cent increase for Queen welcome if it’s matched for other public servants, says union.
GMB, the union for public sector workers, has said that Queen’s funding increase will be welcome as long as it is matched for other public servants
Meanwhile UK public sector workers are having their pay artificially capped at a 1% rise – meaning they have had an average of £9,000 pinched from their wages since 2010 when inflation is taken into account.
The full statement can be read on GMB Website
Posted: 28th June 2017