Immigrants: Health Services:Written question - 52050

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Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Immigrants: Health Services
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Immigration Health Surcharge exemption will extend to people from other countries who are (a) applying and (b) plan to apply for visas under the Tier 5 arrangements to work as volunteers in (i) Camphill communities and (ii) other health and social care settings.
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Answered by: Kevin Foster
Answered on: 04 June 2020

The Prime Minister has asked the Home Secretary and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to work together to exempt overseas NHS and care staff from the Immigration Health Surcharge.

The Home Office and the Department of Health and Social Care officials are currently working on how to implement this and further details will be announced in due course.

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