• Thursday, August 11, 2022


Immigration post-Brexit will prioritise high-skilled workers

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the ICC for the third day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham (Pic by: REUTERS/Toby Melville)

By: Lauren Codling

BRITAIN’s post-Brexit immigration system will prioritise high-skilled workers and treat European Union citizens the same as those from elsewhere, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (1). Concerns over the levels of immigration were a key driver behind the 2016 vote to leave the European Union and May has pledged to end freedom of movement from the EU. “It will be a skills-based system where it is workers’ skills that matter, not where they come from. It will be a system that looks across the globe and attracts the people with the skills we need,” May said in a statement.…

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