Notes to editors
- Around 1 in 6 staff working in adult social care in England have a non-British nationality (8 per cent of staff are from the European Union and 9 per cent are from the rest of the world).
- The average hourly pay for care workers is below the rate paid in most supermarkets.
- Details of the policy announcement are available from the Home Office Press Office on 0300 123 3535.
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