The government is coming under increasing pressure to change its mind on recommending a 1 percent pay rise for NHS staff.

But Alexander Stafford, Conservative MP for Rother Valley tells Bloomberg Westminster’s Caroline Hepker and Roger Hearing the money isn’t there to pay them more, even though he says they are among the “heroes” of the pandemic.

Plus Opinium’s research manager Priya Minhas joins to discuss the latest polling which suggests public anger about the pay recommendation and even support for nurses’ plans to strike over the issue.

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