UK set new rules for foreign labour in post Brexit state
Topics: LABOUR BREXIT UK
At the moment, EU citizens are able to move freely between the member states, prompting some Britons to vote for Brexit in the 2016 referendum in a bid to bring down the number of people arriving in the country.
"Our new immigration system will turn off the tap of cheap, foreign low skilled labour," interior minister Priti Patel wrote in The Sun newspaper today.
"From next year, all skilled workers will need to earn enough points to work in the UK. They will need to speak English, have a firm job offer, and meet the salary requirements."
Patel said "overall numbers" would fall under the plan. ■