Public sector pay rises slip back

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The level of pay rises has fallen back, with increasing numbers of public sector workers "caught" by the Government's 1% wage policy, according to a new report.

A study of more than 170 settlements in the three months to April found the median increase was 2%, a fall of 0.5% compared with the quarter to March.