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Guidance: Immigration Bill: part 7 - language requirements for public sector workers

Updated: Updated factsheet.

Part 7 of the Bill ensures there is no language barrier to British citizens accessing public services by delivering the manifesto commitment. This commitment will make sure public sector workers, who have customer facing roles, can speak fluent English.

On 13 October, the government launched a consultation on the code of practice that public bodies will have to comply with.