Prime Minster Rishi Sunak has confirmed that millions of public sector workers will receive a pay rise. 

The pay review means that workers will be able to receive rises between 6% and 6.5% for 2023 to 2024, which is set to cost 5 billion pounds. 

It comes after Sunak met with Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to discuss the potential of a pay rise. 

Although public sector workers will be receiving a pay rise, many civil servants will be wondering if they will also receive a wage increase.

Is the Civil Service part of the public sector?

According to the Office for National Statistics, the public sector covers "People employed in central and local government, and public corporations, including second jobs in the public sector."

They added that this includes Civil Service employment with regional and diversity analyses, meaning that members of the civil sector are part of the public sector. 

Are members of the Civil Service getting a pay rise?

Although the civil service is part of the public sector, they will not be receiving a pay rise. 

Why are members of the Civil Service not getting a pay rise?

This is because members of the civil service have already received a pay rise for the 2023/24 pay year, according to the government website. 

As the government states, civil servants will not be getting a pay rise as they "are able to make average pay awards up to 4.5% with further flexibility to make awards up to an additional 0.5%, to be targeted at lower pay bands."