Lords hear from Swedish Government Minister on Migration

27 June 2012

Tobias Billström, Swedish Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy, will speak to  the Lords Home Affairs, Health and Education EU Sub-Committee on Wednesday 27 June, as part of their inquiry into the EU’s Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM)

Mr Billström has been a member of the Swedish Parliament since 2002. He has also served as his party’s spokesperson for migration and integration.


At 11.00 am, Wednesday 27 June, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

  • Tobias Billström, Swedish Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy

The Committee are likely to question Mr Billström on issues such as:

  • Sweden’s labour migration policy reform and how it fits with EU policy
  • what roles the EU and Member States should be in promoting development through circular migration policies
  • how both short and long-term migration trends will be affected by the global economic and financial crisis
  • Sweden’s approach to the integration of immigrants and multiculturalism and whether the EU has a role to play in this area

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