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registered interest false more like this
date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-01
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Immigration: Families more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What assessment his Department has made of the effect on low-paid workers of the minimum income requirements for non-EEA residents to bring family members to the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 910144 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
answer text <p>The level of the minimum income threshold was set after considering advice from the independent Migration Advisory Committee. The Supreme Court has endorsed the lawfulness of this approach and agrees that the minimum income requirement strikes a fair balance between the interests of UK citizens wishing to sponsor a non-EEA spouse and of the community in general.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-01T15:53:49.137Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
1104938
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Migrant Workers: Social Workers more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on ensuring the effective recruitment of care workers from EU and non-EU countries to meet demand in the UK in the event that the UK leaves the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 236557 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answer text <p>In December 2018, the Government set out its proposals in “the UK’s future Skills-based Immigration System” White Paper. The White Paper proposals include a new route for skilled workers which will be open to anyone at RQF level 3 and above, irrespective of where they are applying from. This route will not be capped allowing all of those who meet our requirements to come to the UK.</p><p><br>The White Paper also includes a transitional route for temporary workers which will be open to anyone from qualifying countries, wishing to fill posi-tions at any skill level, for up to 12 months. We do not intend to impose a cap on the number of people wishing to use the route.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-02T15:59:15.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T15:59:15.577Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
1104993
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Visas: Nurses more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department plans to extend the the salary exemption for international nurses under the Tier 2 visa process to citizens of the EEA in the event of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bath more like this
tabling member printed
Wera Hobhouse remove filter
uin 236576 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answer text <p>We have been clear that we want all EU nationals, including those working in the NHS and the care sector, to stay in the UK after we leave the EU.</p><p>In their report, EEA migration in the UK, the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) recommended maintaining the existing system of salary thresholds.</p><p>The Government has been clear that we will undertake an extensive programme of engagement with a wide range of stakeholders across the UK, including with the private, public and voluntary sector and local government, as well as industry representatives and individual businesses before taking a final decision on the level of salary thresholds.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-02T15:48:04.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T15:48:04.527Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
4602
label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this