Opening of uncapped work permit route

December 01, 2020

Commenting, Alp Mehmet, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said:

This is a total surrender to big business. These new schemes will expose millions of UK jobs to competition from many millions of foreign workers for whom lower qualifications will be required, including for jobs paying little more than the National Living Wage. Nor will there be a cap on numbers or a need to give British workers a chance to apply first. It is a long way from the promised control.

Note to Editors:
Migration Watch UK analysis finds that seven million UK jobs will be opened to new or increased competition from abroad, with the potential pool of applicants numbering over 600 million people. For more see our paper.

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