Members, below copy of a letter sent from the General Secretary to Mr Conor Murphy MLA Finance Minister, 18 May. 


Further to the article posted by the Deputy General Secretary on 1 May 2020 I am writing to advise all members that the Finance Minister, Conor Murphy in acknowledging the difficulties which NIPSA had in properly consulting all members on the offer tabled on 18 March 2020 as decided to implement the offer.

Further to my article of 23 April, this short note is to advise you that the Civil Service Executive Committee met on Wednesday to consider the consultation responses in relation to the 2019/20 pay offer.

I wish to begin by extending my appreciation to all of you for your work on behalf of NIPSA members during this very difficult time. Your efforts are truly valued and I hope that you, your members and your families will stay safe.

Members please find below letter to Minister for Finance

Further to my earlier communication on 16 March 2020 I am writing to set out the 2019/20 NICS Pay Offer. Members will be aware that our pay claim submitted in September 2019 was for:

  • An above inflation increase on pay and allowances;
  • Pay restoration to make up for the years of below inflation pay increases; and
  • Further scale shortening.