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Care worker recruitment could face short-term problems

Minister says Brexit talks could hinder ability to attract EU nationals

Brexit talks could have an impact on the Isle of Man's ability to recruit social care workers from Europe in the short-term.

That's the view of Health and Social Care Minister David Ashford.

Mr Ashford says he's confident EU workers already in the sector in the Island won't be affected, whether or not a deal is reached before next year's March deadline.

But he admits the protracted negotiations could have a knock-on effect on filling potential vacancies in the interim.

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