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Social Care

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:50 pm on 25th February 2020.

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Photo of Alex Cunningham Alex Cunningham Labour, Stockton North 5:50 pm, 25th February 2020

I am pleased that the hon. Gentleman has used the word “profession” several times, because this is not only about training and qualifications but about status; that is a very important factor. I bang on about money for low-paid workers all the time. Does he agree that professional work deserves professional pay, not minimum pay, which the majority of careworkers seem to be on?