United Kingdom - Scottish police receives immediate 6.5% pay increase - September 30, 2018

On the eve of the Scottish Police Authority's monthly board meeting in Stirling, the SPA announced an agreement that brings all officers below the rank of Assistant Chief Constable an immediate and substantial increase in their salary. The SPA said the deal will represent an additional £125m in officer wages over the period. A mid-point constable will receive a salary increase of £2,300 and the equivalent of an additional £6,000 in pay over the next 31 months. The increase will be backdated to 1 September and applies until 31 March 2021. Next to the immediate pay award, the agreement addresses issues of inequality and anomalies in relation to pay progression.

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