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Boris Johnson bows to Tory pressure and waives NHS migrant surcharge

Picture by Andrew Parsons / No. 10 Downing Street

At PMQs this week, Keir Starmer went on the attack over the NHS surcharge which means workers coming to the UK from outside the European Economic Area have to pay a fee to use the health service. The current fee, of £400 a year, is due to rise to £624 from October.

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