…and decided to keep it. What’s the problem?
The home secretary raised expectations when she hinted at concessions for migrants working in the NHS themselves, as she praised their “extraordinary contribution” during the Covid-19 crisis.
But The Independent has now learnt there will be no changes to what ministers consider the “important” principle that everyone coming to work in the UK contributes extra for the NHS.
Excellent! Now, Priti, about all these boats…
Naturally, the unions are up in arms.
A RCN spokesperson said: “Nursing staff already contribute through taxes and national insurance. To ask them to pay twice is simply wrong. We await a response and commitment to act on this.”
Well, I’ll pay attention when you start campaigning against inheritance taxes for the same reason, love.