UK’s immigration stance worrying, says French MEP

The UK’s hardline stance on immigration is “worrying”, former French Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau, who is now an MEP, has told Connexion.

She spoke as the UK published new details of the “points-based system” it intends to bring in when the Brexit transition period ends – currently expected to be from next January.

It stated among other points (tinyurl.com/yx6hrngk) that it would not accept “low-skilled” Europeans and any students wishing to come to study would need to speak English.

Those wanting to work would need job offers paying either an average salary for their sector or at least €31,000, whichever is higher, ...

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