Care work

David Davis suggests mandatory jabs under consideration by the government could be struck down by courts.
Care workers and cleaners say they have been “left with no choice” but to launch a strike.
Therese Coffey said workers at risk of losing their jobs will have transferrable skills.
Nurses were excluded from the wage increase for around 900,000 public sector workers announced in July.
Matt Hancock pledged those who lost loved ones on the NHS or social care front line would get £60,000.
It cannot be possible for future announcements about reward to set them aside, Vic Rayner writes.
Policing minister Kit Malthouse said the government could only influence their wages through minimum wage increases.
Veteran MP Sir Roger Gale is worried post-Brexit immigration rules will leave a “gaping hole” in care homes and in low-paid NHS jobs.
New immigration rules are due to come into effect from January 1, 2021.
Investing in care provision is absolutely crucial if the government is truly determined to reduce inequality in our society, Diane Elson writes.