Funding is solution to social care recruitment crisis - migration committee

By Chris Mahony | 28 January 2020

The ‘very real problems’ facing social care employers should be addressed through sustainable funding rather than tinkering with immigration rules, the Government’s Migration Advisory Committee has warned.

In a report, commissioned by home secretary Priti Patel, examining ministerial plans for a points-based immigration system with a minimum salary threshold of £30,000, the committee acknowledged the social care sector’s current recruitment and retention problems.

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