Care system 'needs foreign workers'

Press Association

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Jim Murphy helps home care helpers
Jim Murphy helps home care helpers

The care system would collapse without migrant workers, Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb has warned.

Mr Lamb's warning came a day after official figures showed a surge of more than one-third in net migration to 212,000 in the 12 months to September 2013.