CPS Can Cut London Salary For Prosecutor Who Moved North

By Silvia Martelli (August 4, 2022, 5:20 PM BST) -- The Crown Prosecution Service had a right to reduce the London-weighted salary of a solicitor who moved from the south to work remotely from northeast England because of the lower cost of living outside the capital, an employment judge has ruled.

The Employment Tribunal said in a judgment published on Thursday that the CPS had not breached the law when it cut a solicitor's salary because she had moved to northeast England from Bedford, a market town outside London, in 2017.

The solicitor, who is identified only as A McKenzie-Bayliss, had worked for the CPS since 1991 before moving out of the...

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