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Coronavirus: Bereaved families of migrant NHS cleaners and porters locked out of leave-to-remain scheme

Independent Tuesday, 19 May 2020 ()
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News video: Migrant NHS cleaner ‘proud’ of his role as fee for overseas workers scrapped

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A hospital cleaner who challenged Boris Johnson over a fee levied on migrant workers in the NHS has said he is “proud and honoured” to have played a role in pressuring the Government into a U-turn. Hassan Akkad – a Syrian refugee – posted a clip of himself addressing the Prime Minister on...

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