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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-01-25more like thismore than 2018-01-25
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Doctors: Migrant Workers more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has received representations on doctors from overseas being prevented from working in the NHS on account of immigration rules relating to their salaries; and if she will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Lichfield remove filter
tabling member printed
Michael Fabricant more like this
uin 124948 remove filter
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
answer text <p>We have received representations concerning the recruitment of overseas doctors under Tier 2 (General), our main immigration work route for non-EEA workers. The minimum salary thresholds were set following consultation with the independent Migration Advisory Committee and are based on pay scales published by the NHS – and have not been recently changed.</p><p>When we receive more applications than the number of places available in any given month, priority is given – through the award of points– first to occupations in UK shortage as identified by the independent Migration Advisory Committee, then to PhD-level occupations, and followed by economically valuable jobs paying higher salaries.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-01-29T16:09:34.45Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T16:09:34.45Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
tabling member
280
label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this