Advisers call for minimum pay to ease care workforce crisis

By Martin Ford | 27 April 2022

Ministers should fix a minimum level of pay for care workers to help ease the current workforce crisis, advisers have said.

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) said the Government should foot the bill for a minimum rate of £10.50 per hour for care workers in England - estimated to cost the Government £1bn.

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