TEACHERS and nursery care providers urged States Members to reject proposals to cut wages and free nursery care within a spending plan.
Ministers have faced increasing pressure and criticism from several Scrutiny Panels over their plans to slash budgets for public services and to introduce new levies such as a waste charge, as part of the Medium Term Financial Plan Addition.
Among the proposals in the Addition is for the pay and benefits of newly qualified teachers in Jersey to be reviewed so that £720,000 of budget cuts can be made by 2019.
Education Minister Rod Bryans said that starting wages could be reduced by as much as £8,000.
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