AN Oxfordshire MP has called the decision for social care workers to not qualify for the government's new Health and Care Visa 'incredibly reckless'.

Lib Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, Layla Moran, said: "How can Boris Johnson clap for carers one day then refuse to give them a visa the next.

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"It is disgraceful that those risking their lives each day helping vulnerable people during this pandemic are being told they're not skilled enough to qualify for a visa.

"This an incredibly reckless decision at a time when there are already over 120,000 job vacancies in social care." Ms Moran is currently a Lib Dem leadership contender.