Juggling George Osborne’s ‘little present’ on pay

By Jonathan Werran | 19 July 2017

From immediate analysis of the June General Election, frustration with seemingly never-ending austerity was suggested as one main reason for the surprise Corbyn surge.

Former housing minister Gavin Barwell pinpointed the loss of his Croydon Central seat to government-employed voters, such as teachers, who were no longer willing to endure further salary sacrifice.

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