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MPs criticise exclusion of NHS workers from free visa extensions

It will cost low-paid NHS and social care staff thousands to stay in UK, says report * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage Excluding foreign care workers and lower-paid NHS staff from a fee-free NHS visa extension scheme is unfair and fails to recognise their contribution to the fight against Covid-19, an influential group of MPs has said. In a report, the cross-party home affairs select committee said some of the lowest-paid workers in healthcare were facing charges of thousands of pounds to stay in the country, while others were not. Continue reading...
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