UK Foreign-Born Workers And What Britain Would Look Like Without Them

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How many foreign-born workers are there in the UK and what do they do?

The Huffington Post UK has imagined 24 hours in a Britain where there are none...

Amber Rudd last year laid out a three-stage plan to slash the numbers of immigrants coming into Britain.

In her first speech to the Conservative Party conference as Home Secretary, she laid out plans to cut migration into the UK and said ministers will launch a consultation on whether businesses and universities should face stringent new tests before they are allowed to recruit workers and students from overseas.

She said a “tick-box culture” has allowed some firms to get away with not training local people and that ministers will consider if new tests to “ensure people coming here are filling gaps in the labour market, not taking jobs British people could do” should be imposed.

And British universities that are not from the top tier may have to do more to justify why they are offering a place to a foreigner, reported the Press Association.


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