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The level of an annual limit on economic migration to the UK

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The Migration Advisory Committee's consultation on the level of the first annual limit on economic migration between June and September 2010.

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Consultation description

In ‘Limits on non-EU economic migration: a consultation’ the government announced that it will consult on how an annual limit for Tiers 1 and 2 of the Points Based System (PBS) for migration from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will work in practice, and the mechanism through which it should be achieved.

At the same time, the government commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to consult and provide advice on the level at which the first annual limit on migration should be set. This paper sets out the issues that the MAC plans to consult on and how it plans to do it.


Consultation on annual limit of migration by the Migration Advisory Committee

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Published 28 June 2010