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Immigration White Paper

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 5th February 2018.

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Photo of Daniel Zeichner Daniel Zeichner Labour, Cambridge 3:42 pm, 5th February 2018

Last week, two consultants in intensive care at Addenbrooke’s Hospital wrote to me. They had been trying to recruit urgently needed staff. They found three people, but those people were turned down by the Home Office because the tier 2 visa cap had been reached for that month. How can that possibly be helpful to our country? Does the Minister agree that the system is basically broken?