The Prime Minister has insisted there are "positive signs" that take-home pay is rising.
An analysis of take home pay figures circulated by the Treasury has suggested all but the top 10% of earners saw a rise last year.
Overall people saw their take home pay rise by a third more than the rate of CPI inflation, currently 2%.
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