Pay rise puts pressure on budgets
The Treasury minister says it will be difficult to keep government finances on track, following a pay rise awarded to some public sector workers.
Around 3,300 have been given the 2.2% increase, more than the 1% allowed for in departmental budgets.
It equates to an extra £1.6 million of public money.
The deal went to binding arbitration.
Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says staffing levels will need to be looked at again: