Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes speaks to Committee
13 March 2019
The EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence from the Minister of State for Immigration.
This evidence session with the Immigration Minister follows two previous hearings on post-Brexit asylum and immigration policy. The Committee heard evidence on future UK-EU asylum cooperation on 6 February, and subsequently wrote to Caroline Nokes asking a number of questions on matters arising from that session. On 20 February, the Committee took evidence on future EU migration to the UK for work. The Committee will take the opportunity to ask the Minister about both topics on 13 March.
Wednesday 13 March 2019, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
- Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister of State for Immigration
On work migration:
- Which medium-skilled jobs are being considered for inclusion in the Tier 2 visa, and when will the list be announced?
- Will the new immigration system be implemented in its entirety in 2021, or will there be a phased transition process?
- Is the UK seeking reciprocal arrangements for UK citizens arriving in the EU after exit day in a 'no deal' scenario? If so, how far have those negotiations progressed?
On asylum cooperation:
- Will the Government seek to continue to participate in the Dublin system? If so, what might such participation look like?
- What consideration has the Government given to the possibility that the EU might expect the UK to allow parents to join children in a future asylum framework?
- Do you expect future UK-EU asylum cooperation to encompass mechanisms for the relocation of asylum seekers?
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