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Public sector parents hit worst by austerity drive, says TUC

Publié par Clifford Armion le 24/06/2013

Katie Allen

Parents working in the public sector will take the biggest hit to their household incomes from government cuts and stagnant wages, according to Trades Union Congress research published ahead of George Osborne's spending review this week.
The TUC says its findings undermine government attempts throughout the austerity drive to pit private sector workers against "allegedly well-paid public sector workers." Its calculations also suggest that more than 180,000 children with a parent working in the public sector will be pushed into poverty by 2015, proportionately a far bigger rise than for the private sector.
If the chancellor uses Wednesday's spending review to bring in further changes to public sector pay, as widely feared, that number risks being higher still. The government, however, said the TUC had failed to factor in potential behavioural changes from its "work pays" reforms.
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"Public sector parents hit worst by austerity drive, says TUC", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2013. Consulté le 26/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/public-sector-parents-hit-worst-by-austerity-drive-says-tuc