UK Business Could Pay £1,000-A-Year Levy To Employ EU Citizens After Brexit, Says Immigration Minister

Huffington Post UKPolitics Jan 11, 2017

UK Business Could Pay £1,000-A-Year Levy To Employ EU Citizens After Brexit, Says Immigration Minister

Companies could be forced to pay £1,000 a year for every skilled EU worker it employs after Brexit, the Immigration Minister revealed today. Robert Goodwill said the “immigration skills charge”, which will come into for non-EU workers in April, could be extended to cover those who come from the continent. Addressing a Lords committee this morning, Goodwill claimed such a measure would “be helpful to British workers who feel they are overlooked”. The Scarborough and Whitby MP, who voted Remain in the referendum, also admitted that some concerns over immigration are actually based on “perception”, not people’s actual experiences. But it was the immigration skills charge that provoked the greatest reaction, with Tory MP Anna Soubry branding it & Read full coverage

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