PCS is urging all our members and supporters to tell their MP to back our campaign for a proper pay rise and attend our public sector pay rally in parliament on 6 March.
The rally, from 6-8pm in committee room 12 of the House of Commons, is the latest event in our pay campaign. We want you to complete our e-action to urge your MP to attend our rally, to add their voice to our pay claim and commit to lobby ministers to end the pay cap and fully fund above inflation increases.
Speakers at the rally include:
- PCS president Janice Godrich (chair of rally)
- PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka
- Shadow chancellor John McDonnell
- Unite assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail
- Louise Regan, NEU president
- Chris Stephens MP, chair PCS parliamentary group, SNP TU spokesperson
- Faiza Shaheen, director Class think-tank
- Ian Lavery MP, shadow minister for trade unions and civil society.
We are also encouraging all PCS branches to lobby their MP in their constituency office on Friday, 2 March. Members who are unable to lobby their MP in person are encouraged to complete our e-action to urge them to attend our rally, to add their voice to our pay claim and commit to lobby ministers to end the pay cap and fully fund above inflation increases.
What we want
We have submitted a pay claim to the Cabinet Office, which calls for:
- a fully-funded 5% pay rise
- a Living Wage of £10 an hour
- pay equality across the civil service, and
- a common pay and grading structure.
Tens of thousands of PCS members voted overwhelmingly to back our campaign of action on pay in a consultative ballot last year.
How you can help
- Complete the pay e-action to your MP
- Follow our Facebook Live event on 13 March
- Ask a non-member to join PCS and support our pay claim
- Share your pay story with firstname.lastname@example.org
- Use our pay calculator – it takes 3 minutes – and share your results with Cabinet Office minister David Lidington
- Sign the new pay petition to David Lidington
- Register for your free ticket to the rally
- Read more about our pay campaign.