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This document contains press coverage, parliamentary material, reports and Library briefing relevant to the Westminster Hall debate, on pay restraint for Agenda for Change NHS staff, scheduled for Monday 30 January 2017 at 4.30pm.

The Petitions Committee has scheduled this debate following an e-petition, started on, which has received over 100,000 signatures:

E-petition 168127: Demand an end to the pay restraint imposed on agenda for change NHS staff

Agenda for change staff including nursing, midwifery, healthcare assistants and associated healthcare professionals have suffered a pay restraint since 2010. Losing approximately 14% in real terms of their pay, staff are struggling nationwide and many have been pushed into poverty.

The debate will be led by Catherine McKinnell MP, a member of the Petitions Committee, on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 168127 relating to pay restraint for Agenda for Change NHS staff.”

Read full petition and Government response

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