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Scottish care groups fear immigration restrictions will plunge already troubled sector into ‘full-blown crisis'

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

A proposed overhaul of UK immigration will plunge social care in Scotland into a “full-blown crisis”, causing “irreparable damage” that will impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people.
The stark warning was delivered by charity bosses and care home operators as they united to condemn plans to block low-paid staff from getting visas to work in Britain .
There are believed to be about 17,000 non-UK EU nationals working in health and social care services in Scotland, including 9,830 in the social care sector alone.
Even before any changes to visa rules, the Coalition of Care &...
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Scottish care groups fear immigration restrictions will plunge already troubled sector into ‘full-blown crisis'

Scottish care groups fear immigration restrictions will plunge already troubled sector into ‘full-blown crisis'

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

A proposed overhaul of UK immigration will plunge social care in Scotland into a "full-blown crisis", causing "irreparable damage" that will impact on the lives of thousands of vulnerable people.
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