PSC joint circular 127 – revised pay award (amended pay spine)


LGA, 18 Smith Square
London, SW1P 3HZ
Telephone 020 7187 7340 
Employers’ Side Secretary, Sarah Ward
e-mail: police-staff@local.gov.uk

Unison Centre,130 Euston Road
London, NW1 2AY
Telephone 020 7121 5272
Trade Union Side Secretary, Ben Priestley
e-mail: b.priestley@unison.co.uk


To: Police and crime commissioner (copy chief exec & treasurer)
Chief constables (copy force personnel/HR manager/payroll manager)
Trade Union Branches

cc: PSC members
Scotland and MPS (for information only)


31 October 2022

Joint circular no. 127 – revised pay award (amended pay spine)

Dear colleague

Further to PSC Joint Circular 126 issued on 24 October, please find attached an amended copy of the PSC pay spine.

The attached spine corrects rounding errors at SCP 30, 33, 37 and 44 contained in the spine attached to Joint Circular 126.

We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

Yours sincerely

Ben Priestley, Trade Union Side Secretary
David Algie, Employers’ Side Secretariat


  • Column 1 is the pay spine.
  • Column 2 is the pay spine following the award of a 2.1 per cent increase to all pay points as of 1 April 2022.
  • Column 3 is the pay spine with the value of the £1900 less the 2.1 per cent increase (April to Sept) from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023.
  • Column 4 * is the pay spine as of 1 September 2023. Note that this will be the pay spine prior to any pay agreement for 2023-2024

Appendix I

1 2 3 4
SCP 1.4.22 1.9.22 1.9.23
7 £19,149 £20,490 £20,655
8 £19,272 £20,607 £20,775
9 £19,689 £21,018 £21,186
10 £20,118 £21,432 £21,606
11 £20,535 £21,837 £22,014
12 £20,958 £22,248 £22,428
13 £21,399 £22,677 £22,860
14 £21,837 £23,100 £23,289
15 £22,593 £23,835 £24,030
16 £23,331 £24,552 £24,753
17 £24,156 £25,353 £25,560
18 £24,576 £25,758 £25,971
19 £25,062 £26,232 £26,448
20 £25,809 £26,958 £27,180
21 £26,565 £27,690 £27,918
22 £27,432 £28,530 £28,767
23 £28,359 £29,433 £29,676
24 £29,331 £30,375 £30,627
25 £30,420 £31,434 £31,695
26 £31,425 £32,409 £32,679
27 £32,394 £33,348 £33,627
28 £33,360 £34,287 £34,575
29 £34,326 £35,223 £35,520
30 £35,307 £36,177 £36,480
31 £36,231 £37,074 £37,386
32 £37,134 £37,953 £38,271
33 £38,064 £38,856 £39,183
34 £39,183 £39,942 £40,278
35 £40,419 £41,139 £41,487
36 £41,517 £42,207 £42,564
37 £42,597 £43,254 £43,620
38 £43,683 £44,310 £44,685
39 £44,784 £45,375 £45,762
40 £45,873 £46,437 £46,830
41 £46,962 £47,496 £47,898
42 £48,048 £48,546 £48,960
43 £49,134 £49,602 £50,025
44 £50,217 £50,652 £51,084
45 £51,306 £51,711 £52,152