Call for lifting of immigration rules

By Dan Peters | 20 April 2020

Council leaders in England, Scotland and Wales have called for a temporary lifting of the immigration rules that stop some migrants accessing public funds.

The Local Government Association, Welsh Local Government Association and Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) warned home secretary Priti Patel that existing restrictions made it difficult for people with no recourse to public funds (NRPF) to self-isolate if necessary during the coronavirus pandemic.

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