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Right wing think tank suggests wage cut for teachers and nurses to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Public sector workers' pay should be cut to plug black holes in the public finances caused by the coronavirus crisis, a top think tank said today.

Freezing the wages of 5.5 million employees, including NHS staff, police and teachers for the next three years would slash £23billion from the Treasury bill, according to the Centre for Policy Studies.

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