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Clampdown on migrant chefs could force takeaways to shut up shop – The Guardian

“The future of those traditional staples of British cuisine, Indian and Chinese takeaways, have been thrown into doubt by new Home Office restrictions on the overseas recruitment of skilled migrants. The immigration minister, Damian Green, has decided to halt the recruitment from overseas of migrant chefs from outside Europe to work in any establishment that provides a takeaway service.”

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The Guardian, 13th March 2011

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Migrant builder took home £8.80 for a week – The Guardian

“Eastern European migrants working on the construction of a £600m NHS hospital have been taking home as little as £8.80 for a 39-hour week, the Guardian has learned, in what has been described by union bosses as one of the worst instances of employee abuse in the building sector since EU enlargement.”

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The Guardian, 30th June 2008

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