Filed under Press releaseWednesday, 06 September 2017
“This is a leaked paper with no formal policy status so we can draw no real conclusions from it. It’s at least reassuring that in this draft the government appears to be committed to engaging with business to decide the details of any new immigration system. To get the best outcome for British workers and British businesses it’s important that the government focuses on evidence-based solutions.”
Notes to editors
1. The REC has produced two reports looking at the impact of Brexit on the labour market: Building the post-Brexit immigration system: an analysis of shortages, scenarios and choices and Managing migration in a way that supports labour market success were both published in June 2017.
2. ONS Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings shows workers in the 60th percentile earn £27,230 annually, those in the 70th earn £32,244.
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