Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the pay boost recognises the “vital contribution” of doctors. teachers and police during the coronavirus crisis.
Teachers and police officers are among those who can expect a pay rise in one of Theresa May’s final moves as Prime Minister.
Around one million public sector workers will benefit from the biggest pay rise in almost 10 years
Theresa May said 'around 2 million public sector workers will receive unprecedented mental health support'