Influencing and representing

This web page provides a selection of papers, reports and submissions from the members of the Cavendish Coalition. They outline key messages about what leaving the EU means to the health and social care sector. 

 NIESR report:

Brexit and the health & social care workforce in the UK

(Published 6 November 2018)


 

The Cavendish Coalition commissioned the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) to produce a policy report on how the health and social care workforce in the UK will be affected post-Brexit.

Download the report:  Brexit and the health & social care workforce in the UK: Incentivising the domestic workforce and securing clear, reasonable routes for immigration both during and after the UK’s exit from the EU  

The executive summary outlines the key points of the report and the infographics highlight some of the headline statistics. 

NIESR has also accompanied the report with a blog Brexit risks putting social care on the critical list and podcast Could Brexit be bad for our health and social care sectors?

 

Submission to the Health and Social Care Committee

The Cavendish Coalition submitted written evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee to its "Impact of a no deal Brexit on health and social care" inquiry (23 October 2018).

Read the submission in full.

Submission to the Home Affairs Select Committee 

The Cavendish Coalition submitted written evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee to inform its post-Brexit migration policy inquiry of the impact upon the health and social care sector.

Read the submission in full.

Cavendish Coalition's immigration policy paper  The Cavendish Coalition has created a working paper on future immigration policy options (June 2018).
Cavendish Coalition's letter to secretaries of state post- election The Cavendish Coalition has written a letter to the secretaries of state as an offer of support in developing a future immigration system. 
 Media statement on the announcement on guarantees for EU citizens The Cavendish Coalition responded to the announcement on guarantees for EU citizens on remaining in the UK with the following statement
Cavendish Coalition's response to Article 50  The Cavendish Coalition responded to the triggering of Article 50 which took place on Wednesday 29 March 2017. Following the Prime Minister's statement, the coalition issued the following:

 Submission to the House of Commons Health Select Committee The Cavendish Coalition submitted written evidence to the Health Select Committee to inform its new inquiry on the impact of Brexit upon the health and social care sector. This followed on from the committee's pre-referendum inquiry and aims to enable it to identify:

  • the priorities health and social care issues that need to be addressed during Brexit negotiations
  • the risks and opportunities arising from the UK's withdrawal from the EU. 

Download and read the full submission.

Submission to the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee  The Coalition submitted written evidence on the provision of health and social care services in the UK being somewhat dependent on cross-border inputs such as the movement of workers and the mutual recognition of professional qualifications, and whether these issues are of significance in non-financial services after Brexit.

Download and read the submission in full

British Future The Coalition's submission to British Future, a cross-party inquiry, which will examine options for guaranteeing the status of EU nationals who are currently living in the UK.

Download and read the submission in full



Watch videos of Daniel Mortimer co-convener of the Cavendish Coalition giving evidence to Select Committees

Health Committee
Subject: Brexit and health and social care
Tuesday 21 February 2017 Meeting started at 2.40pm, ended 5.04pm
Witnesses: Daniel Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers, Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive, Care England, and Professor David Lomas, Association of UK University Hospitals

EU Internal Market Sub-Committee
Thursday 3 November 2016 Meeting started at 10.12am, ended 12.31pm
Witness(es): Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Universities UK Mr Danny Mortimer, NHS Employers Mr Ray Symons, British Retail Consortium

NHS Sustainability Committee
Tuesday 1 November 2016 Meeting started at 10.11am, ended 12.57pm
Subject: Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS
Witness(es): Professor Alan Manning, Member, Migration Advisory Committee Professor Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England Professor Wendy Reid, Director of Education and Quality, Health Education England Mr Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers

EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee
Wednesday 14 December 2016 Meeting started at 10.31am, ended 12.47pm
Witness(es): Mr Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers Ms Minette Batters, Deputy President, National Farmers Union

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