Ministers to set up information service for EU citizens concerned about Brexit BelfastTelegraph.co.uk European citizens who want to stay in Scotland following Brexit will be able to get help and support from a new government-funded project. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/ministers-to-set-up-information-service-for-eu-citizens-concerned-about-brexit-37392873.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37392871.ece/81d22/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_6462b30c-bfcf-46bd-9250-5fb9c5abebd5_1 Email European citizens who want to stay in Scotland following Brexit will be able to get help and support from a new government-funded project. With the UK due to quit the European Union (EU) in less than six months, Holyrood’s External Affairs Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced the Scottish Government would set up and resource the EU Citizens’ Rights Project. She said Scottish ministers were acting because “the information and services proposed by the UK … [Read more...] about Ministers to set up information service for EU citizens concerned about Brexit
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Irish to maintain UK rights after Brexit but no preferential treatment for EU citizens BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Irish citizens will continue to enjoy the same rights they currently do in the UK after Brexit, despite a Government decision not to give EU workers preferential treatment. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/irish-to-maintain-uk-rights-after-brexit-but-no-preferential-treatment-for-eu-citizens-37352708.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36717510.ece/30238/AUTOCROP/h342/rabaneStpats20183.jpg Email Irish citizens will continue to enjoy the same rights they currently do in the UK after Brexit, despite a Government decision not to give EU workers preferential treatment. It comes after a decision by UK Cabinet on Monday to support a system which will be based on skills rather than nationality once the UK withdraws from the European Union. Ministers agreed in principle to give their support to recommendations made by the independent Migration … [Read more...] about Irish to maintain UK rights after Brexit but no preferential treatment for EU citizens
POST-Brexit Britain will attract the world’s best talent without any special favours for EU citizens, the Cabinet last night decided. Theresa May’s top table gave its backing to a “global” new immigration system that will treat all nationalities the same. The decision is a major victory for Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who has waged a bitter battle against other ministries such as the Treasury to halt preferential treatment for EU citizens and finally end free movement. Also under Mr Javid’s blueprint, low skilled migration will be cut and new arrivals with talent will increase in a bid to boost the economy’s longterm productivity problems. The plan has major implications for the Brexit negotiations, as special access to Britain can now no longer be able to traded away for a better trade deal with Brussels now that Cabinet has signed it off. Some limited exceptions to the principle will be built into the new system to protect the economy. Lower … [Read more...] about Cabinet back ‘global’ immigration system that attracts the world’s best talent post-Brexit without special favours for EU citizens
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should not give preferential treatment to European Union workers in its post-Brexit immigration system but should prioritise the higher-skilled, a report commissioned by the British government said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A man carrying a bag adorned with a British Union Jack flag steps into a bus departing from Sofia's central bus station to London via Austria, Germany and France January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov However, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), an independent body which gives the government advice, also said Britain may be able to offer preferential access for EU citizens in return for other benefits in Brexit talks such as trade. With just over six months to go until exit day, Britain has yet to agree its divorce or future ties with the bloc, and businesses are increasingly concerned that the country’s future immigration strategy will shut the door on much-needed workers. “If ... immigration is not to be part … [Read more...] about No special treatment for EU citizens after Brexit, report recommends
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