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Anger over Amber Rudd’s “abhorrent” anti-immigrant proposals

Amber Rudd’s proposal has been described as economicaaly stupid

By: Eastern Eye Staff

THERESA May’s government has made a dramatic U-turn on its contentious proposal for companies to name their foreign workers after a backlash from business leaders and MPs, who described the move as “deeply abhorrent”. Over the past week, a series of policy announcements by the new government has dominated the headlines, prompting concerns among some about an “anti-foreigner” sentiment in British politics. Home secretary Amber Rudd told the Conservative party conference last Wednesday (5) that the government wanted to “flush out” businesses that were not doing enough to hire British workers before recruiting foreign staff. She argued that firms were…

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