The ban means overseas care staff will be much less likely to come to work in the UK. But migrant workers are still very much needed
What’s needed is the proper reform that can only come from a national care service.
Higher pay needed to boost workforce
Government accused of playing roulette with essential services just to placate its backbenchers and the far-right
What’s needed is a national care service that’s adequately funded, with proper standards and fair pay for its workforce.
The care system would implode without migrant care staff.
Instead of seeking solutions to serious problems, ministers are demonising migrant workers and seeking scapegoats
A properly funded social care system should be the backbone of a thriving economy.
Change needed after 13 years of declining living standards and harm to public services
Without a long-term plan to solve care’s staffing crisis, the sector will remain many thousands of employees short.
Migrant staff deserve nothing but respect and dignity for coming to look after those who need care the most.
The Conservatives had been in power for ten years when Covid struck.
Ministers must take responsibility and pledge to deliver a well-funded national care service with nationwide pay scales.
A national care service would boost wages, put quality above profit-making and ensure everyone receives the support they need.