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UK’s Sunak to raise minimum wage and public sector pay: Sun

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UK’s Sunak to raise minimum wage and public sector pay: Sun

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak meets U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (not pictured), in London, Britain June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak will raise the minimum wage and unfreeze public sector pay when he presents his annual budget on Wednesday, the Sun newspaper reported, citing sources.

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The minimum wage, currently worth 8.91 pounds per hour, could go up to 9.45, the Sun said.

Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Daniel Wallis

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UK’s Sunak to raise minimum wage and public sector pay: Sun – Reuters