'Real wages' in Cherwell are tumbling, claims Banbury's Labour leader

Figures show the average worker has suffered a reduction of over £725 in the last year

By Roseanne Edwards
Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 9:19 am
Cllr Sean Woodcock who says real wages are tumbling in Cherwell
Cllr Sean Woodcock who says real wages are tumbling in Cherwell

Figures released by Labour this week claim real wages in Cherwell tumbled £725.56 in April alone.

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New Office for National Statistics figures reveal real wages, excluding bonuses, are falling at their fastest rate in a decade.

Cllr Sean Woodcock, Labour group leader on Cherwell. said: “Real wages in Cherwell are tumbling and every one of us is feeling the pinch.”

The Banbury Guardian has asked Banbury MP Victoria Prentis for a response.