Care bosses ‘blindsided’ by foreign dependents ban

By Mark Conrad | 20 December 2023

Social care bosses were ‘blindsided’ by ministers’ ban on international staff bringing dependents to the UK and fear an exodus from the sector, an expert has warned.

Speaking to MPs yesterday, Professor Martin Green, chief executive of Care England, made clear his frustration with the government’s decision to ban incoming care staff from bringing dependents – particularly as the NHS has been exempted from the policy.

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