Millions of public sector workers are to receive pay rises of between 5% and 7% which the Prime Minister declared are both fair and final. Yet big questions remain over where the money will come from and whether the latest deal is enough to stop industrial action.

At a special Downing Street press conference today, Rishi Sunak said that he had accepted recommendations made by the pay review bodies in full, meaning police and prison officers will receive the most with a 7% pay rise, while teachers and junior doctors will get a 6.5% and 6% rise respectively.