Immigration White Paper doesn’t “meet the UK’s needs & would be a sucker punch for many firms”

Joe Mellor - 19 December 2018

Low-skilled workers from EU countries will no longer have the automatic right to work in the UK after Brexit, under proposed new immigration rules.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid said the plans – to be published later – will not include a “specific target” for reducing numbers coming into the UK.

The CBI has responded to plans for a new post-Brexit immigration system as set out in the UK Government’s Immigration White Paper.

Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director-General, said: “A new immigration system must command public confidence and support the economy. These proposals would achieve neither.... See more

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