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The Argument In Favour Of a Public Sector Wage Freeze

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It’s really very, very, simple:

Public sector wages have been rising quite strongly this past 6 months as private sector wages have been falling.

Given who pays the taxes, no.

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  1. The ONS report ignores the major addition to the cost of public sector workers called “pension”: this is typically worth 45% of nominal pay for a female local government employee, towards which she pays around 7%. Private sector workers are *encouraged* to contribute, jointly with their employer, 15% of nominal pay.
    The average public sector employee is massively overpaid, relative to the private sector employee, which is why we have relatively poor public services at relatively high cost

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