Public service news updates

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Prospect members working as strategic leaders in the UK fire and rescue services have voted to change their branch name.

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Responding to the Scottish Governments Public Sector Pay Policy for 2018/19 published today, Prospect welcomed the ending of the 1% austerity pay cap but added that it had a number of concerns about the new policy and the impact it would have on members.

Prospect makes the case for public sector pay in Parliament

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At a meeting today with Derek McKay the Scottish Governments Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Prospect continued to argue for a pay increase for civil servants which reflects their increased cost of living

Prospect responded to a Cabinet Office consultation on reforming civil service redundancy compensation terms by calling for government to honour past agreements with members.